September 24, 2020
Crime

Police Parades Career Criminal Amongst 15 Suspects in Ekiti

A 29 year old suspected burglar Sanmi Ajayi was among 15 people paraded by the Ekiti State Police Command for offences bothering on armed robbery, burglary, vandalism among others.

The suspect while answering questions from newsmen confessed that he had earlier been arrested, charged to court and served jail terms at the Federal Prison Ado-Ekiti on five occasions for related offence.

The ex-convict also confessed that he had burgled over 100 houses between 2009 and 2019, carting away thousands of Naira, adding that he used the proceeds to build a two bedroom flat in Ado Ekiti.

Parading the suspects, the Commissioner of Police in Ekiti State, Mr. Amba Asuquo said they were arrested at various hideouts in the state.

Mr. Asuquo explained that the suspects would all be charged to court while efforts were being intensified towards arresting other suspects who were at large.

He gave assurance that the state Police Command would not rest on its laurels at ensuring that lives and property of residents were secured.

Seyi Akanbi

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