Three arrested for stealing wedding rings, laptops in Ogun


Three men have been arrested by operatives of the So-Safe Corps in Ogun State for allegedly robbing some residents of Onibudo town, in Ifo Local Government Area of the State.

They were apprehended following a call put through to the operatives of the corps at Adiyan-Alausa Onibudo division in Ifo by a victim.

The victim had on the phone call, around 4pm on Tuesday, reported to the corps, “how he was robbed of his belongings at Mercy Avenue, Onibudo on Saturday, September, 17, 2022.

According to a statement by the So-Safe Corps spokesman, Moruf Yusuf, one of the suspects, 23-year-old Opeoluwa Alade Sunday was nabbed after covert security activities of the corps in the said division.

Yusuf disclosed that Alade confessed to the crime and later led the team to Anthony Garden Hotel, Doland Bus Stop, near Agege/Akute Motorpark, where his other culprits were hibernating.

“Two other suspects in connection with the robbery case were also apprehended, they are Stanley and Hammed Isiaka also known as Jack Omo Baala,” he said.

“Meanwhile the Corps is working to get the rest culprits at large as they confessed they do keep their guns with them.

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“The culprits, during preliminary investigation, confessed that on the 19th of September, a member of their team called ‘Osun’ allegedly killed a boy at Abe Igi, a matter presently with the Nigeria police.

“The three robbery suspects and the exhibits found with them – three laptops, two wedding rings, one wrist watch and 32 yards of Ankara fabric – have been transferred to the police at Ajuwon divisional headquarters,” he added.

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