- A thief in Aba, Abia state, has reportedly stolen a generator engine
- The unknown culprit allegedly removed the engine from the chained generator, leaving the fuel tank behind
- It was gathered that the incident reportedly happened while it was raining
Stealing is a social ill that authorities have been trying to curb and these criminals have also become more creative to escape getting caught.
A Facebook user identified as Dan Mecha has reached out to Legit.ng to report the theft of his neighbour’s generator engine in Aba, Abia state.
According to Mecha, the engine of his neighbour’s generator was stolen despite it being chained down to keep it safe.
From the photo sent by Mecha, it appeared that the thief left just the fuel tank behind. See the photo below:
Mecha also added that the incident happened on June 12, 2019, during a heavy rainfall in the city.
See the photo below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a thief who was unable to swim jumped into a lagoon to escape being caught after snatching a phone in Lagos traffic.
Unfortunately for the criminal, he could not swim and he eventually had to be rescued by passersby.
One of his rescuers even threatened to push him back into the lagoon after the phone was recovered, but he was cautioned by people who told him to let the police handle the matter.
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