A 25 years old boy arrested for break and entering is seeking for forgiveness and pardon from the owner of the shop where he broke in and stole biscuits and gala to quench hunger.
The 25 years old Destiny Asuquo from Akwa/Ibom state was arrested by vigilante group Thursday morning after he broke into a provision shop and allegedly steal biscuits gala and mineral.
However Civil Rights Council Rivers State has called on the Vigilante group in Rumuodara to ensure rights of arrested suspected criminals are not violated.
State chairman of civil rights council Prince Wiro made the appeal to the Youth President of Rumuodara after the arrest of Destiny Asuquo from Akwa/Ibom state who was arrested by the vigilante group Thursday morning for breaking into a provision shop to steal biscuits gala and mineral.
The suspect said he is a plumber but hunger made him to break into the shop to steal biscuits, gala and mineral. He said he had not eaten for two days and has been hoping to get a day job that can feed him but to avail and was forced to break into the shop to eat something little to save himself from hunger shock, haven suffered chronic attack of Ulcer for two nights.
Prince wiro also appealed to the Youth President Frank Nzube Weli to ensure suspected criminals arrested by the vigilante in that area are not tortured but should be handed over to the Police because they are still presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction. The suspect has since been handed over to Okporo Police station in Rumuodara