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Entertainment of Friday, 7 December 2018


Nigerian actress arrested for allegedly stealing in Lagos

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The movie industry might be very lucrative for some while others do not have it easy. For this reason, several actors have tried to supplement their income by venturing into other businesses, but this is not an excuse for illegal activity.

Nigerian actress, Yetunde Akilapa, has made the news again, but not for positive reasons like most of her counterparts. gathered that she was allegedly arrested by the police for trying to gain access into a house so as to cart away valuable properties.

According to reports, she was caught on December 6, while trying to gain entry into a house at Ajao estate, off Oluwalogbon, Ketu, Lagos state. She was subsequently taken away by the police to prevent jungle justice.

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Actress Yetunde Akilapa arrested again in Lagos . . Barely five months after being docked for serial stealing, Nollywood actress, Yetunde Akilapa, has been arrested again. . . Yetunde was nabbed, today, at Ajao estate, off Oluwalogbon, Ketu, Lagos State, while trying to gain access into a house, with her set of master keys. . . She was subsequently dragged to a police station in the area, to prevent jungle justice. . . Back in July, 2018, the 32-year-old actress was dragged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court and charged with burglary and stealing valuables worth N7 million. . . Police Prosecutor Benson Emuerhi had told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 27 at Mutairu Street, Shangisha, Ketu, at 2.10 p.m. . . According to him, the accused was apprehended while trying to enter the apartment of the complainant, Adeboye Lamidi. . . The prosecutor also alleged that the accused, on Nov. 16, 2015 at 3.00 p.m. broke into the residence of one Oyinlola Tuga by unlocking the door with a master key. . . Tuga, who lives at Ayodele Okeowo St., Gbagada Soluyi in Lagos, reported that the accused stole jewellery, bags and other valuables worth N7 million. . . The actress was earlier in the news in Feb. 2013 when it was reported that she was arrested for robbery by the police in Alade, Somolu, Lagos. She was sent to the Kirikiri Prison and after a few months, she regained her freedom in November 2013. . . In Jan. 12, 2014, she was again caught trying to steal with a bunch of master keys hidden in her brassiere at a house in Magodo Phase 2.

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