Operatives of Ogun state police command on Sunday 6th of June 2021, arrested four men for stealing an MTN mast generator in Sango ota.
The suspects, Clement Idenyi 42yrs, Orogade Olalere 41yrs, Ademola Adekunle 53yrs and Tunde Adewale were arrested following an information received by the DPO Sango ota divisional headquarters, that the gang have concluded plan to break into and steal the ( FG Wilson) generator providing power to the MTN mast, located at No7, Akintunde street Oando Ijoko Ota.
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.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who commended the proactive move as well as determination of his men in bringing the suspects to book, has ordered a thorough investigation of the case with the view of arraigning the suspects before a court of competent jurisdiction as soon as investigation is concluded. The CP therefore warned criminals to stop testing the resolve of the command to deal with any act of criminality, as doing so will always spell doom for them.