The Police and vigilante group in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State, have arrested two boys with a coffin filled with female pants and brassieres.
The suspects, who were apprehended in Agidiehe quarters of the community at about 9.30p.m. on Wednesday night, according to a source were intercepted by the vigilante members, before policemen were invited.
The source said women and youths from the neighbourhood expressed anger over the activities of the boys suspected to be “Yahoo boys” (internet fraudsters).
It was learnt that for the timely police intervenrion, the boys would have been mobbed by angry youth and women who had gathered.
The crowd eventually allowed the police to take them away.
The concern of majority of those who gathered was from where did the suspects get such a number of female under wears.
Confirming the arrest, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya, said the boys were in possession of the coffin for alleged ritual purposes.
Onowakpoyeya said the female pants, brassieres and other items were seen in the coffin when the suspects were forced to open it.