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The Ogun State Government owned security Outfit, Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (SO-SAFE) under the leadership of Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo on Saturday January 22, 2022 at about 7:4500hrs arrested a 40- years-old bricklayer, Saheed Erinfolami over a vehicle theft in Ilaro, Ogun State.
Erinfolami was a native of Ipobe, Republic of Benin, a driver employed by a bread baker company ‘Igbeyinadun’, in Ondo State, absconded with a Volkwagen Bus registered with REE 907 XA and Chasis Number WV2ZZZ70ZVH079738.
He was employed as a driver to use the same vehicle to supply bread on behalf of the company in Ondo State.
According to a statement released from the office of the State Commander through the Corps Director of Information and Public Relations, ACC Moruf Yusuf, said men of the security agency having contacted about the stolen vehicle and also to arrest the suspect, quickly embarked on special duties in border area to ensure the vehicle was not exported to the neighbouring country.
Meanwhile, the State Operation Team and Ilaro Area Command of the Corps swung into action and were able to gather intelligence that the car is still within Ilaro axis and the suspect was smoked out of his hidden and arrested at about 7:4500hrs.
The suspect having arrested, confessed to the crime and that the stolen vehicle belong to his employer, Mr. Tajudeen popularly called Igbeyinadun.
He further confessed that after the bread were supplied, that he decided to go away with the car and brought it to his town brother called Elewedu who reside in Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government Area to get buyer for the stolen vehicle.
The suspected robbery syndicate and the recovered vehicle have been transferred to Nigeria Police in Ilaro Divisional Command for further investigation and likely prosecution.