So-Safe arrests ex-convict for theft in Ogun, recovers stolen items - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, April 4, 2024

So-Safe arrests ex-convict for theft in Ogun, recovers stolen items

The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, codenamed 'So-Safe Corps' has arrested a 24-year-old man for theft.

According to a press statement issued by the Office of the State Commander of the Corps, Commander Soji Ganzallo, through the Office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf, the suspect, Ezekiel Victor Thankgod, was apprehended by the patrol team of the Corps at approximately 03:00hrs on April 3rd, 2024.

Thankgod, a resident of Tokis Street, Behind Covenant Store, Oju-Ore, Ota, was caught vandalizing and stealing a royal air conditioner (Model: R410 Outdoor) from Covenant Stores, Oju-Ore, Ota, in the Ado Odo Ota local government area.

Ganzallo emphasized that during the preliminary investigation conducted by ACC Samuel Yusuf, the Iyesi Area Commander of the Corps, it was discovered that the suspect had been previously arrested for similar offences. 

He has a history of stealing money and phones and was released from a Correctional center in January this year. 

The suspect confessed to the crime and disclosed that he resides anywhere, mentioning his association with Oloko community in Ota.

Furthermore, Commander Ganzallo disclosed that various items, including charms, a local instrument used for drug paraphernalia, a lighter, a local ring, and cowries, were found on the suspect.

In conclusion, Ganzallo stated that the suspect, along with the recovered exhibit and items, has been handed over to the Nigeria Police Force, Onipanu Divisional Police headquarters, for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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