6th July, 2022
By Adejoke Adeleye
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two men, Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun for stealing a Salah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.
The command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by Sodiq Abolore, who reported that while he was sleeping in his house at about 3 am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate he used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram has been pulled down.
“This made him to come out and discovered that his Salah 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 the alarm, and distress call was made to the police.
“The three men were chased, and two among them were apprehended, while the other one escaped. The ram was recovered, and the two suspects have been taken to custody,” Oyeyemi said.
He said 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.