Connect with us

Gist

Site engineer arrested for masterminding theft of generator from MTN mast

Published

on

A site engineer is in police net alongside three others for allegedly masterminding the stealing of a power generator from a mast belonging to his employer, MTN, in Sango-Ota area of Ogun State.

The suspects, Clement Idenyi (the Site Engineer), Orogade Olalere, Ademola Adekunle, and Tunde Adewale were all arrested on Sunday.

DAILY POST learnt that their arrest followed information received by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Sango Ota police station that the gang had concluded plans to break into the mast and steal the FG Wilson brand generator at 7, Akintunde Street, Oando, Ijoko.

MUST READ  Over 100 thugs invade NLC office in Kaduna

Ondo: 26yr old serial burglar arrested for stealing 26 generators

“On the strength of the information, the DPO, CSP Godwin Idehai, detailed his surveillance team to cordon off and monitor the area. At about 5 am, the suspects arrived at the scene with an Hiab truck with which they lifted the generator, unknown to them that they were being monitored.

MUST READ  Hit and run vehicle kills motorcyclist in Osogbo

“As soon as they lifted the generator into the truck, the policemen swooped on them and apprehended three of the suspects,” Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun police spokesman confirmed to DAILY POST on Monday.

During interrogation, Oyeyemi said the police discovered that “the site engineer, Clement Idenyi, was the mastermind of the crime.”

“Further investigation revealed that Tunde Adewale had already been contacted, and had agreed to buy the generator from them if they succeeded in stealing it, he also provided them with logistics to make the stealing easier, hence he was equally apprehended,” Oyeyemi stated.

MUST READ  Abducted Ogun state varsity students regain freedom [VIDEO]

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, while commending his men, ordered a thorough investigation of the case with the view of arraigning the suspects.

Sponsors of attacks in Imo, Nigeria will be exposed – Uzodinma indicts ‘APC enemies’

Samuel Solomon whom is the CEO and founder Sammyloaded Technologies is a Writer, Blogger, web developer who takes Interest in writing about amazing articles to Entertain and fascinate members of the General Public. He writes about lots of things which can be found on his blog here. Thank You for Visiting Sammyloaded.com to get updated ❤️

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

Trending