Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps have apprehended a security night guard, Adebowale, 25 years old for stealing a motorcycle belonging to a residence of Aratumi Community Kelebe Area Osogbo.
The suspect was arrested on Wednesday after committing the act at around 1 am during the routine patrol by men of the Amotekun Corps.
The Corps Commander of the outfit, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi, who confirmed the arrest to the newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday.
Adewinmbi also revealed that it was in the course of carting away the motorcycle that the men of Amotekun who are on routine patrol saw him and apprehended the culprit.
Upon interrogation, Adewinmbi revealed that the culprit confessed to the crime.
He has been transferred to the police for subsequent interrogation and prosecution.
The Corps Commander, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi also warned the criminal elements to stay out of Osun.
“We do not take anything that has to do with securing the lives of people and property lightly. We rapidly work on any piece of information that concerns security to ascertain whether it is genuine or not”.
“Amotekun are ready to expose criminals in their hiding places”. Adewinmbi asserted.
He urged the residents to reveal criminals in their neighborhoods to the Amotekun Corps to curb crime in society.