An alleged thief who burgled a church building has been nabbed, after he got trapped in a hole he followed to gain access to the building.
The thief identified as Agyasuo reportedly burgled a Catholic Church building in Techimantia, Tano South, Ghana. The thief created a hole inside the ground floor of the locked storey building using a chisel and hammer but unfortunately got trapped in the hole.
Some residents of the area saw him making the hole but chose to wait and watch. After making the hole, he climbed in and stole some money from the church. He is also said to have stolen mobile devices.
He however couldn’t sneak back out and residents alerted the caretaker of the building after he had been there for a while.
The caretaker opened the door and found the suspect trapped inside the hole begging to be let out. Residents collected the offering money he stole.
He was also caught with a bag containing packed phones, computer and accessories he had gathered from the church.