Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ogun State have arrested two suspects for allegedly stealing three laptop computers, cash and other items in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Other stolen items recovered from the suspects, Seun Ogundimu, 26 and 30-year-old Jelili Idowu one LIFAN motorcycle with registration number OGUN FFF 791 QR, Sony digital camera and cash sum of N7,495.
The NSCDC Public Relations Officer in the state, Kareem Olanrewaju said that the suspects were arrested by civil defence personnel who were on a routine patrol around of electricity power transformers and other government installations around Igbore area of the state capital.
Olanrewaju said that following a tip-off by some members of the public the civil defence patrol men forced the suspects who were then riding on the motorcycle to a stop and arrested them when they failed to give satisfactory explanations about the items they were found with.
“Items recovered from the suspects include:one Lifan motorcycle with reg.no.ogun FFF791QR,HP Laptop,HP mini laptop no.210-2090NR and another HP mini laptop no.210-2080NR.other items are,sony Digital camera and cash sum of 7,495,” he said.
The NSCDC spokesman stated that in the course of preliminary investigations the corps discovered that the items were stolen from a house the suspects allegedly burgled in the Onikolobo area of Abeokuta.
Olanrewaju however assured that the suspects would be transferred to the appropriate quarters for prosecution when investigations had been concluded.