Amotekun Apprehends Man For Stealing Electric Wire in Osun

The operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps have apprehended a young Man Abiodun Timileyin, 24 years old for stealing an electric wire in Iwaro town of Ilesa, Osun State.

The suspect was arrested on Monday at around 4 a.m. by the operatives of Amotekun Ilesa area command after a complaint was lodged on the activities of the suspect by the residents of the town, the Amotekun operatives swung into action immediately and apprehended the culprit in the act.  

He confessed to the act and this is not the first time of perpetrated the same act by removing the cable of transformers and electric wire and selling it to his customer in another town. 

Confirming the arrest to the newsmen in Osogbo, the Corps Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi asserted that the operatives of the corps arrested the suspect who specialized in stealing Transformer Cables and Electric wires and sold them in another town.

"Upon preliminary investigation, he confessed to perpetrating the act and not the first time of perpetrating the crime and sold the items to another town". Adewinmbi said.

The suspect has been handed over to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC) for subsequent interrogation and prosecution.

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