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Generator Thief Nabbed While Trying To Escape In IIorin (Photo)





A generator thief has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in IIlorin, Kwara State Capital. HGS Media Plus gathered.

The suspect identified as Abdulwasiu Sulaiman, age 21 was arrested by Vigilante members of Oke Foma Phase 3 Estate in Ilorin, while trying to escape with a generating set he had stolen from one of the houses in the estate.

The suspects is said to have scaled a fence into the compound of a neighbor to steal the generator worth N150,000, belonging to one Moshood Otubu, who resides at Oke Foma Phase 2 in IIorin.

The suspect is also said to be an alleged member of a neighborhood gang that specializes in breaking and entry in the neighborhood to steal valuable items from people.

While interrogating the suspect, he confessed to the crime and also being a member of the gang breaking into people’s houses. Adding that his gang was responsible for various housebreaking and burglary cases in the neighborhood.

Confirming the arrest, spokesman of the defence corps, Babawale Afolabi noted that there had been an increased rate of reports of burglary and housebreaking in recent times in the state capital. He added that efforts to bring the situation under control in collaboration with vigilante groups, are yielding positive results.

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