2 arrested for stealing sallah ram in Ogijo


The police command in Ogun says it has arrested the duo of Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun for stealing a Salah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state police spokesperson disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Wednesday.

Oyeyemi explained that the suspects were arrested on July 5.

According to Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by Sodiq Abolore.

He said that Abolore had reported that while he was sleeping in his house at about 3:00 am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him to peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate he used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram had been pulled down.

” This made him to come out and discovered that his ram which he bought at the rate of N120,000 is no longer there.

” He stated further that when he searched around, he saw three men forcing his ram into a waiting Mazda car booth, which made him to raise alarm, and distress call was made to the police.

“The three men were chased, and two amongst them were apprehended, while the other one escaped.

“The ram was recovered, and the two suspects were taken to custody,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered an indepth investigation of the case, with the view of charging the suspects to court as soon as possible.


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