Operators of the Command of the National Police of Ogun, arrested four men on Sunday 6 June 2021 for robbing the mast generator of a Sango Ota telecoms company.
A statement released by DSP Abimbola Ojeyemi, spokesman for the State Police Command, states that, following information from the DPO Sango Ota divisional headquarters, the suspected Clement Idenyi, 41yrs, Orogade Olalere 41yrs, Ademola Adekunle 53yrs and Tunde Adewale, were arrested.
According to reports, the gang had planned to steal the generator powering the telecommunication’s mast situated at No7, Akintunde street Oando Ijoko Ota. The statement reads;
”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
Abimbola further stated that police commissioner CP Edward Awolovo Ajogun has ordered a thorough investigation of the case with regard to the arraignment of suspected people before the court of competence, commending his proactive move and determining his men to bring those suspects to book.
Therefore, he said the CP warned criminals to stop testing the command’s resolve to deal with any crime, because that would always do them harm.