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Osun NSCDC nabs mason for burglary, theft

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defoence Corps, NSCDC, Osun State Command has apprehended 24-year-old mason, Adedapo Ayobami, for burglary and theft.

The Osun NSCDC State Commandant, Michael Adaralewa in a statement issued by the Command spokesperson, Adeleke Kehinde on Wednesday revealed that Ayobami had broken into a house at Osunjela, Osogbo and carted away a Plasma television, ten cooking pots, 2 fry pans, two cable decoders, solar panel with bulbs, curtains and other household items.

Adaralewa also revealed that the suspect was arrested in the afternoon of Thursday, May 23, 2024, in the Osunjela area, Osun state by NSCDC personnel who were on patrol in the area.

The offence Adaralewa said is in contravention of Section 411 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria.The statement reads, “In his confessional statement, the suspect who resides at number 13, Oja Oba, Osogbo, Osun said, before the owner of the house died, he was a herbalist and he gave him traditional soap to improve his financial status.

According to him, he would be collecting the traditional soap on a monthly basis. He went to the herbalist’s house to collect the soap for the month of May, on getting there, he was told the herbalist had died and he went home disappointed.

The following day Thursday, 23rd of May, he went to the herbalist’s house, checked where he used to keep his key while alive, opened the door and carted away Plasma television, cooking utensils, Solar Panel, bulbs, two different cable decoders and other household items.“The suspect, Adedapo Ayobami disclosed that he intended to sell the stolen items to unsuspecting members of the public.”

Commandant Adaralewa said investigations revealed that, even though people in the neighbourhood saw the suspect with the stolen property, nobody challenged him.

He enjoined members of the public to be security conscious and urged them to ask questions and report strange movements in their environment to security agencies for prompt action.


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