The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, So-Safe Corps, has apprehended three suspects for buying stolen transformer armoured cables worth nine point eight million naira in OPIC Estate, Agbara.

According to a statement by the State Commander, Dr Soji Ganzallo, through the Director of Information and Public Relations, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf, the suspects are: Mansirina Usman Janadu Ahyarn  and Husseni Abdullahi.

The  statement says that the arrest was made possible by the Corps’ surveillance team, who acted on a tip-off that the stolen cables were being sold in the area.

It points out that the suspects confessed to buying the stolen cables from one Mustapha and  Minister, who were currently at large, and had in their possession four off-cut armored cables, ₦18,850 in cash, three Android phones, two wristwatches, and two unmarked motorcycles.

“The suspects confessed to buying the stolen cables from Mustapha and Minister, who are currently at large. Usman bought 30kg of cable for ₦300,000, Ahyarn bought 25kg for ₦250,000, and Abdullahi bought 20kg for ₦200,000”.

The statement indicates that three suspects and recovered exhibits had been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Agbara Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.

It adds that the State Commander of So- Safe-Corps commended the surveillance team for their swift action and reiterated the Corps’ commitment to combating criminal activities in the State.

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