Man arrested for stealing cables worth N20m in Ogun

January 23rd, 2024

Titus Joshua, 30, was taken into custody by Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (So-Safe Corps) agents for allegedly stealing cables and batteries in Agbara, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area.

LT cables valued at N20 million and heavy-duty batteries valued at N190,000 were allegedly taken by the suspect using a metal-cutting hacksaw.

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This was said in a statement released by Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf, the Corps’ Director of Information and Public Relations, on behalf of Commander Soji Ganzallo, the Office of the State Commander of the Corps.

β€œAt about 0305hrs on 16th January 2024, the officers of the Corps, Agbara Divisional Command on a special duty sighted the one Titus Joshua jumping through the fence with his accomplice into Wasco Cable Company along Hayat road, Agbara,” the statement read.

The suspect was captured by the team while the other gang members fled.

“As at the time of the arrest, the exhibit recovered from the scene are heavy duty batteries, worth 190,000 and LT cables worth N20m with a hacksaw for cutting metals.

β€œThe apprehended suspect and the exhibit recovered have been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Agbara Divisional Headquarter for further investigation and likely prosecution. ”


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