A man of 23 years of age, Yabo Ibrahim has been remanded by a Dutse Magistrate court for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear at Yalwawa quarters in Dutse Local Government.

Ibrahim was arrested on a two-count charge of unlawful entry into a house and stealing.

The Prosecutor told the court that one woman at Yalwawa quarters lodged her complaint that thieves were getting access to her house whenever she is out for work.

He explained that on receiving the complaint, police and people of the area swung into action and succeeded in arresting the suspect.

Some of the items he stole include seven pants, four braziers, two shorts among others valued at N7000.

The accused person also admitted committing the offense before the magistrate but begged for mercy, saying that he stole the items due to hunger in order to feed himself.

The Magistrate, Muhammad Lamin Usman ordered the accused person to be remanded in prison custody for two weeks.

He said the alleged offence contravened sections 346 and 286 of penal court.

The case was adjourned to February 12, for mention.