Osun: Amotekun arrests man for housebreaking, stealing

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Osun: Amotekun arrests man for housebreaking, stealing

“Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps arrested the suspect, Sola Ajibade, 37, after he had burgled a house at Ode-Omu and stolen a 32-inch plasma TV.”

On Tuesday, Bashir Adewinmbi, the commander of Amotekun Corps in Osun, said the security agency arrested a 37-year-old man specialising in breaking into houses and stealing.

“Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps arrested the suspect, Sola Ajibade, 37 after he had burgled a house at Ode-Omu and stolen a 32-inch plasma TV. The suspect used a strong log of wood to break the burglary bars of a house to gain entrance, where he thereafter stole a TV,” stated Mr Adewinmbi.

Mr Adewinmbi added, “He capitalised on the fact that a lot of people have gone to their various places of work to operate, but luck ran out on him as he was spotted and arrested by residents.”

The Amotekun chief said residents later called Amotekun operatives from Irewole Area Command, Ode-Omu, to take the suspect away.

He said, “During interrogation, the suspect

“Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps arrested the suspect, Sola Ajibade, 37, after he had burgled a house at Ode-Omu and stolen a 32-inch plasma TV.”

On Tuesday, Bashir Adewinmbi, the commander of Amotekun Corps in Osun, said the security agency arrested a 37-year-old man specialising in breaking into houses and stealing.

Mr Adewinmbi, in a statement, said the suspect, who hails from Ibadan, was arrested in Ode-Omu, Ayedaade LGA, on Monday.

“Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps arrested the suspect, Sola Ajibade, 37 after he had burgled a house at Ode-Omu and stolen a 32-inch plasma TV. The suspect used a strong log of wood to break the burglary bars of a house to gain entrance, where he thereafter stole a TV,” stated Mr Adewinmbi.

Mr Adewinmbi added, “He capitalised on the fact that a lot of people have gone to their various places of work to operate, but luck ran out on him as he was spotted and arrested by residents.”

The Amotekun chief said residents later called Amotekun operatives from Irewole Area Command, Ode-Omu, to take the suspect away.

He said, “During interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the act and that it was not his first time breaking into houses and stealing, adding that he often sold items stolen at Mokola, Ibadan.”

The commander said the suspect had been handed over to the police for subsequent interrogation, investigation, and prosecution.

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