A phone thief has been caught red-handed after he passed out during his operation in a local mosque.
Hamza Usman, 31, is said to have been caught with multiple mobile phones in the place of worship where he was fast asleep.
According to him, he was in the company of two others who are now at large and had been stealing mobile phones in nearby houses.
He said he got into the Mosque by scaling its walls and was about to continue his operation when he suddenly fell asleep. Hamza was arrested when worshippers began gathering for morning prayers.
He has since been handed over to the authorities.
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