The Ogun state police command has said that it’s men have arrested five suspected pipeline vandals at Magboro area of Ibafo, Obafemi Owode local government area of the stare.
In a press statement issued by the police public relations officer DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested at about 6:00 pm while the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ibafo Division Sp Abiodun Ayinde was on routine patrol.
“The men were sighted beside Buildwell Company in a Passat car with Registration number Lagos KSF 710 BM loaded with twelve 50 liters jerry-can of petroleum product suspected to have been siphoned from a vandalized pipeline in the area,” he said.
“Immediately they sighted the policemen, they jumped down from the vehicle and took to their heels, but were hotly chased and apprehended by the Police team.”
“The arrested suspects are, Akinwale Tajudeen, Isiah Olalekan, Friday Terry, Mayokun Raheem, And Godwin Igho.”
“Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the office of Cp monitoring team for further investigation and prosecution” he concluded.