From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta
As Sallah celebration draws near this weekend, two men who have no money to buy ram but resorted in kidnapping” a ram have been arrested.
Men of Ogun State police command on Tuesday the 5th of July 2022, arrested the duo of Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun for stealing a Salah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.
The suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional police headquarters by Sodiq Abolore, who reported that while he was sleeping in his house at about 3 am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him to peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate he used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram has been pulled down.
This made him to come out and discovered that his Salah ram which he bought at the rate of #120,000 is no longer there.
He stated further that when he searched around, he saw three men forcing his ram into a waiting Mazda car booth, which made him to raise alarm, and distress call was made to the police.
The three men were chased, and two amongst them were apprehended, while the other one escaped.
The ram was recovered, and the two suspects were taken to custody.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered an indepth investigation of the case, with the view of charging the suspects to court as soon as possible.
Spokesman of Ogun police command, DSP.Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the story.
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