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Tension in Ile Ife As Police Arrest Man For Stealing Laptops, Phones

By Sodiq Lawal There was a little pandemonium on Tuesday afternoon at the ever busy Mayfair road in Ile Ife, State of Osun as police arrested a 25- year- old man popular identify as Adex for stealing laptops and phones in the area. According to an eye witness, Mr Adeola Adeleke said the suspect was…”
Yusuf
January 16, 2018 4:58 pm

By Sodiq Lawal

There was a little pandemonium on Tuesday afternoon at the ever busy Mayfair road in Ile Ife, State of Osun as police arrested a 25- year- old man popular identify as Adex for stealing laptops and phones in the area.

According to an eye witness, Mr Adeola Adeleke said the suspect was arrested for stealing seven mobile phones and two laptops belonging to one Mr Ayokunle Oderemi who sells phone and laptop accessories at Mayfair road in the ancient city.

Adeleke said the suspect entered into the shop of the owner of the phones and laptops, beat him to stupor before he was caught by some angry youths in the area when he was running away.

It was learnt that the angry youths stripped the suspect naked and beat him mercilessly before he was hand over to the police.

Also, the angry youths beat a camera man to stupor for trying to snap the incident.

Residents of the area were seen lamenting over incessant stealing of phones, laptops and other valuable items by an unknown individuals.

As at press time, normalcy has been restored to the area as the men of the police force were seen trying to maintain peace.

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