Ekiti: Police arrest seven suspected burglars

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Ekiti State Police Command has paraded seven suspected burglars after breaking into a warehouse in Ado Ekiti.

A statement by the spokesman for the command, DSP Sunday Abutu said, “The Command received a credible information that a warehouse at Km 4, Iworoko road, Ado-Ekiti was being burgled by unknown thieves

“Upon receipt of the report, the Command’s operatives swung into action and mobilized to the scene, arrested seven suspects namely- Donne Houndetounkpo (25yrs), Coker Akeem, Adewole Olatunde (31yrs), Olowosile Bukinmi (25yrs), Ajileye Deborah (30yrs), Paul Jonati (32yrs) and Ojo Micheal (31yrs).”

DSP Sunday Abutu confirmed that during interrogation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime and mentioned one Akinleye Ojo as one of the gang members who narrowly escaped from being arrested by the operatives.

While effort is ongoing to ensure the arrest of the fleeing suspect, the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Moronkeji O. Adesina, maintained that the arrested suspect would be arraigned accordingly and implored citizens to remain law-abiding.


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