A robbery suspect, Biola Adebesin, who specializes in burgling places of worship in Baba Ode and Iju communities in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area in Ogun has been arrested by Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, codenamed So-Safe Corps.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that Adebesin allegedly stole from the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) Onibuku, Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Baba Ode and Stronghold Ministry.
Some of the items recovered from him were two Yamaha keyboards, one mixer engine, a decoder, accessories, one Tecno Android and small Bontel phones
Confirming the arrest, the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf said: “At about 4:30 AM on the 18th of January, 2024, the officers of the Corps on routine patrol engaged in a face-to-face battle with the suspect carrying a heavy load on his head in Baba Ode community.
“He was stopped for questioning by the officer of the So-Safe Corps, but he dropped the load and took to his heel.
“Having marked his face, the suspect was later traced to a hotel he normally lodged and was rearrested at about 08:00hrs.
“The load the suspect dropped was discovered to be an exhibit which contained two Yamaha keyboards, one mixer engine, decoder, accessories, one Tecno Android and small Bontel phones
“The suspect has also made a confessional statement that the exhibit was stolen from one Redeem Christian Church of God, Onibuku, Cherubim and Seraphim, Baba Ode and Stronghold Ministry”.
The suspect, Adebesin haď however been transferred to Onipaanu Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.
In the same vein, one Daniel Iwalokun, who has been terrorising Ala Community in Odogbolu Local Government with a toy gun has been arrested.
Iwalokun, a native of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State was said to have been apprehended by the Ijebu Zonal Operation team of the Corps on Sunday.
The suspect has been instilling fear and causing unrest in Ala communities with his criminal activities, using the fake pistol to achieve his criminal aims.
Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf said that following the suspect’s arrest, preliminary investigations established that he had been operating alone.
A fake pistol which was recovered from the suspect has been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Obalende Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution”.