The men of Ogun State police command has arrested one Onyebuchi Chika who is the brain behind many cases of burglary and stealing in Awa Ijebu and its environs. The suspect who was arrested in the early hours of today has been terrorising the area for quite some time now.
Luck however ran against him today when a distress call was made to the divisional Police officer in Awa Ijebu by the victim of his criminal act and the DPO led his anti-robbery team to the scene, combed the area thoroughly and subsequently arrested the suspect. Recovered from him are a sowing machine, two mattresses, cooking gas and some burglary instruments.
On interrogation, he confessed been a serial burglar and that the students of Olabisi Onanbanjo university residing in the community are always his target.
In a related development, the policemen attached to Itele Ota division in their efforts to rid the area of crime and criminality carried out raids of criminal hideout and black spots in Ayetoro area of Itele, where 17 suspected criminals were arrested. Recovered from them are bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, assorted charms, 8 motorcycles, 1 Generator, 9 different GSM phones and the sum of 123,000 naira.
The commissioner of police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the two cases to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.