Man nabbed for stealing transformer parts in Ibadan
The Ogun State Police Command said its operatives at the Owode Egba division, on Friday, arrested a suspected vandal, Adewole Adekunle.
The suspect, said to be based in Eleko, Ajah, Lagos State, was allegedly found with some vandalised transformer parts which belonged to the Showo Community, Kobape, along Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway and owned by the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company.
These were disclosed in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Omolola Odutula.
According to Odutola, the suspect was arrested following complaints by villagers who tipped the police around 4.30am that Friday about the activities of vandals in the community.
“Following this information, the DPO of Owode Egba Police Division in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state, CSP Popoola Olasunkanmi, led his men to swiftly respond to the distress call, leading to the arrest of Adewole Adekunle of No 28, Eleko, Ajah, Lagos.