Nigeria Alert Tuesday 25th January 2022
In a conscious effort to continue ridding Oyo State off unscrupulous and sinister minded elements, Operatives attached to Felele Divisional Headquarters of Oyo State Command last Saturday arrested one Awoola Tobi ‘m’ age 23yrs of Oleyo Ayegun road Ibadan, an habitual burglar in connection with a case of Burglary and Stealing which occurred on Thursday night 28/12/2021 at Choice Plaza, Challenge area Ibadan where mobile phones and accessories to the tune of about (#2,000,000) two million naira were allegedly stolen.
As a result of painstaking and diligent investigations, through the swift deployment of intelligence and tactical assets, the suspect, one Awoola Tobi ‘m’ was tracked and apprehended in possession of the following items which were hitherto reported stolen.
These recovered items include; (16) Sixteen “I-Phone mobile phones”, a white earpiece, one unbranded white colored earpod, a Sony Vio laptop, one Dell laptop and a black shuttle bag.
According to police spokesperson, Adewale Osifeso, Preliminary investigations and voluntary confessions made by the suspect revealed that he broke into the mobile phone and accessories shop situated at Choice Plaza, Challenge, Ibadan.
This time unaided with the intent of stealing and re-selling the items.
“While efforts are in top gear to break into his criminal network, the Oyo State Police Command seeks the cooperation of the good people of the State in providing credible and timely information to help maintain the relative peace and tranquility enjoyed in the State.”the statement added.