A suspected thief, Omotayo Oni, was arrested for allegedly stealing cables inside the headquarters of Deeper Life Bible Church in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The suspect was arrested by operatives of the Ogun State-owned security outfit, So-Safe Corps during a routine patrol in the axis around 5:30 am on Wednesday, June 22.
Spokesperson of the corps, Moruf Yusuf, in a statement on Friday, June 24, said the suspect attempted to run away when the security officers wanted to find out the source of the cables in his possession.
Yusuf said the suspect during the interrogation, confessed to having stolen the cables around the spot he was nabbed.
“It took the team hours to get to the actual place where the cables were stolen as he (the suspect) took them to so many wrong locations before he opened up and mentioned that the crime was perpetrated in Deeper Life Church, state headquarters,” he stated.
As part of efforts to authenticate where the cables were stolen from, Yusuf disclosed that the Corps Commander, Soji Ganzallo, had instructed the team to visit the said church.
“At the church, the Chief Security Officer and others were surprised and asked him how he managed to escape being caught with the formidable security network of the church,” he added.
Meanwhile, the suspect and the exhibit had been transferred to the police at the Redeemed divisional headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.