Borno Police Release Sheep ‘Arrested’ For Eating Trader’s Fried Fish After Being Forgiven By Victim
The Borno State Police Command has released the sheep that was arrested for eating a heap of fried fish displayed for sale at Bulabulin Ward in Maiduguri after the animal was forgiven by the victim.
A reports has it that the sheep was arrested and detained alongside her lambs on Saturday, after the fried fish seller, Malam Yusuf Ibrahim, complained bitterly that the animal had caused him losses by raiding his selling point and taking mouthfuls of fried fish for over five years.
According to the latest development, Bulabulin Divisional Police Headquarters released the offending animal to the owner on account of a settlement brokered.
Malam Yusuf also confirmed to reporters that he forgave the sheep after its owner, Luba Mohammed mobilized elders in the community to intercede.
The fish seller said he has given conditions that what happened should not repeat itself. He extracted commitment from the owner to take care of her animals. Any repeat, it was agreed, will lead to legal action for redress