Police Arrest Two For Stealing Salah Ram - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Police Arrest Two For Stealing Salah Ram

| The Daily Crucible | Wednesday, July 6, 2022

By Mariam Adekunle, Abeokuta

Police operatives have arrested Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun for stealing a Salah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.

Alagbe and Ogunlokun were said to have broken into a pen housing a ram, pulled down the steel gate and took the animal away around 3.am on Tuesday after unhinging it from its tether.

The suspects were, however, arrested after the owner - Abolore, raised alarm on seeing the two trying to force the ram into the book of a Mazda car.

The suspects were chased and arrested after he had alerted the police at Ogijo divisional headquarters that his ram was stolen.
Police Spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday said the suspects would be charged to court after investigation of the case.

He said:"The Owner of the ram reported that while he was sleeping in his house at about 3.am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him to peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate he used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram has been pulled down.This made him to come out and discovered that his Salah ram which he bought at the rate of N120,000 is no longer there.

"He stated further that when he searched around, he saw three men forcing his ram into a waiting Mazda car booth, which made him to raise alarm, and distress call was made to the police.
The three men were chased, and two amongst them were apprehended, while the other one escaped. The ram was recovered, and the two suspects were taken to custody."

Oyeyemi a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said the commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, had ordered an indepth investigation of the case and charging of the suspects to court.

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