Police arrest two Yahoo boys with coffin filled with panties, brassieres

Two boys have been arrested with a coffin of female pants and brassieres in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State.

They were apprehended by policemen and vigilante group in Ogwashi-Uku.

They were arrested  in Agidiehe quarters of the community on Wednesday night.

A reliable  source said the two boys  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).

The crowd, according to the source  would have mobbed the boys if not for the intervention of the police.

Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya, confirmed the arrest. 

He said the boys were in possession of the coffin for alleged ritual purposes.

The police image maker  said the female pants, brassieres and other items were seen in the coffin when the suspects were forced to open it.