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Ex-convict arrested in Lagos with stolen generators

Sep 15, 2022

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested an ex-convict, Yekini Opeyemi.

 

Opeyemi, working as a guard at Ojota New Garage, was arrested for being in possession of two stolen 2.8KVA generators.

 

The 35-year-old suspect was apprehended near Odo-Iya Alaro at Ojota in company of others who are now at large.

 

He was trying to load one Firman and one Tigmax generator, both 2.8 KVA, into a Volkswagen Golf car.

 

The driver, on sighting police operatives sped off, leaving Opeyemi behind.

 

Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin said Opeyemi arrived in Lagos last week and got a job at Ojota.

 

The security agency found out that the suspect has been imprisoned on four different occasions over separate incidents.

 

Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti, Yaba, for further investigation and prosecution.

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