Ogun police arrest 6 for vandalising rail lane


Six men were arrested on Sunday by men of Ogun State Police Command for vandalizing railway lane at Oteyi area of Ibogun in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta.

According to the PPRO, the suspects, Taiwo Ismaila, Egbekunle Abiodun, Abdullah Sanni, Nuru Ibrahim, Wasiu Aweda and Babatunde Sikiru were arrested following an information received by the DPO Ibogun division that vandals were removing some rods along the rail lane.

“Upon the information, the DPO, CSP Samuel Oladele led his men to the scene where the six suspects were promptly apprehended.

“Recovered from them are; 27 rail iron rods, two burning touch with hose, six long cylinders, three short cylinders and one intercolder Volvo Truck with registration number SMK 61 XY,” he said. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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