Four guys were arrested by Ogun state police command on Sunday, June 6, 2021, for stealing a telecommunication company’s mast generator in Sango ota.
According to a statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state police command’s spokesperson, the suspects, Clement Idenyi, 42, Orogade Olalere, 41, Ademola Adekunle, 53, and Tunde Adewale, were apprehended after the DPO Sango Ota divisional headquarters received information that the gang had completed a plan to break into and steal the (FG Wilson) generator that provides power to the telecommunication’s mast, located at No7, Akintunde street Oando Ijoko Ota.
''On the strength of the information, the DPO Sango ota division, CSP Godwin Idehai, detailed his surveillance team to cordone off and monitor the area. At about 5 am, the suspects arrived the scene with an Hiab Truck with which they lifted the generator, unknown to them that they are being monitored. As soon as they lifted the generator into the truck, the policemen swooped on them and apprehended three of the suspects. On interrogation,it was discovered that, Clement Idenyi who incidentally is the site maintanance engineer was the Mastermind of the crime. Further investigation revealed that Tunde Adewale had already been contacted, and had agreed to buy the generator from them if they succeeded in stealing it, he also provided them with logistics to make the stealing easier, hence he was equally apprehended.'' the statement reads
CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who praised the proactive move as well as the determination of his men in bringing the suspects to justice, has ordered a thorough investigation of the case with the goal of arraigning the suspects before a court of competent jurisdiction as soon as the investigation is completed, according to Abimbola.
According to him, the CP has cautioned criminals not to put their faith in the command’s ability to deal with any act of criminality, as doing so will always result in their demise.