May 26, 2024

Salah: Ogun police arrest two for stealing ram


The Ogun State Police Force have arrested two men for stealing a Salah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.

The suspects, Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun, as confirmed by the Command spokesperson DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, were arrested on 5 July 2022, following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by Sodiq Abolore, who reported that while he was sleeping in his house around 3 am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate used blocking the entrance where he kept his Salah ram has been pulled down.

Oyeyemi said: “This made him come out and discovered that his Salah ram which he bought at the rate of ₦120,000 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.”

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Lanre Bankole, has ordered an in-depth investigation into the case, adding that the suspects would be charged upon the conclusion of the investigation.

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