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Police arrest Nigerian actress for burglary


Yoruba actress, Yetunde Akilapa has been arrested for burglary the seventh time, Premium Times has reported.

Akilapa came into the film industry in 2013 and acted in a Yoruba film, “Ileri-Oluwa’’, which shot her to the limelight.

She has been featured in other Yoruba movies. The actress was earlier reported to be in the news for alleged stealing and breaking into people’s homes years ago and was once on the police wanted list.

The actress was arrested Thursday after the homeowner allegedly caught her in the act.

A Twitter user, @LotsofKory said that she entered her house and found a woman inside, stealing her valuables.

“That was how I entered my house today o, and I found a woman inside my house. She had packed my wigs and all my gold. I (she) was about to start checking my bags when I entered.

“Thank God my neighbour was coming behind me; I’m pretty sure she’d have attacked me.”

She further said that a pair of her gold earrings had been taken to the police station.

Before that, in February 2013, it was reported that police arrested the actress in Alade, Somolu area of Lagos, on alleged charges of robbery.

She was sent to the Kirikiri correctional facility. In November 2013, she regained freedom.



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