Man arrested for robbing his cousin on holiday in Nigeria

Man arrested for robbing his cousin on holiday in Nigeria

Social media is currently buzzing with the story of a man who was arrested for robbing his cousin of everything he returned with on his visit to Nigeria.

Blood may be thicker than water but it appears in this situation, the importance of family was thrown away alongside caution. A young man identified as Ebube Osinachi Okoye, left many people in shock after he robbed his own cousin.

According to reports, the cousin who was on a holiday visit in Nigeria when the said cousin came around and robbed him of everything including his last pound sterling. The victim revealed that Okoye was his most trusted cousin.

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Man arrested for robbing his cousin on holiday in Nigeria

Osinachi Okoye after his arrest
Source: UGC

Luck ran out on the thief after he was caught on January 3, in Ekwulobia, Anambra State, and some of the stolen properties were recovered from his girlfriend.

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The story which has since gone viral on social media, garnered several reactions from people who described Okoye as a greedy person who betrayed his own family.

See reactions below:

Man arrested for robbing his cousin on holiday in Nigeria

Screenshots of some reactions to the story
Source: Instagram

In a similar story, as young man identified as Abbas Ope, has reportedly confessed to stealing his former boss’ car, dog and television to feed his siblings and make them enjoy the Christmas that was recently celebrated across the world.

Arrested at the Ojuelegba area of Lagos by the Decoy Team of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Boxing Day while trying to sell the car, a Toyota Avensis 2013 model marked AGL 734 AR for N2 million, Ope was said to have stormed the Magodo home of his former boss, Ifoghale Ekinodo, while he and his family were in Delta for the holiday and took away the car, the dog and the 100-inch television.

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