The house was full of merry-making as the eldest son was getting married. Older
relatives were catching up with the latest among themselves while children were
playing. Unknown to them, two men were watching them from a
clump of bushes just beside their house.
Night approached and the house was soon empty. The two mysterious men quickly
drove up to the house. They were dressed immaculately in suits. They got out and
one of them started to pick the lock. A neighbor came out to investigate but
then assumed that they were just relatives of the groom who had forgotten to
take some things. After picking the lock, they reversed the car into the
The door was promptly opened and the whole house
ransacked. The bride's tea ceremony money and jewelry were all taken
away. Not satisfied, the thieves started carting the television, hi-fi and video
player into the car. Then they drove off.
When the house owners returned, they were shocked to see the gate wide open.
The door of the house was also slightly ajar.
They rushed in only to realize their house had been ransacked. The police were
informed and a report was made. About $10,000 worth of money, jewelry and goods
had been stolen. Nothing could be done as there was no point in crying over
spilt milk. they just had to be more careful in future.