Former staff arrested inside water tank after burgling his boss’s office in Ogun (photo)




A former staff of Owoyemi Superstore located at Idiroko road area of Sango Ota in Ado Odo Ota local government area of Ogun State has been arrested by men of Ogun State police command, for burgling his former employer’s office.

In a statement released, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect, 28 years old Ola Adeoye, was arrested following a distress call received at Sango Ota divisional headquarters at about 1:45 am, that his store has been broken into.


”Upon the distress call, the DPO Sango ota, CSP Godwin Idehai, mobilized his men and moved to the scene. On getting to the scene, it was discovered that the two-story building was broken into through the balcony of the second floor, and the MD’s office has been ransacked, with an attempt to break the company’s safe.

After diligent searching, the one-man buglary squad was seen hiding in a water tank, from where he was promptly arrested.

On interrogation, he confessed been a former staff of the company, and that he was sacked a month ago.”the statement read in part


Oyeyemi added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed an in-depth investigation into the incident. He went on to state that the Commissioner has also ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.



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