The Ogun State So-Safe Corps, Idiroko division, has arrested a suspect identified as Timileyin Abayomi for allegedly stealing a motorcycle.
The suspect was arrested on Monday at Ilashe, Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, at about 3pm.
The So-Safe spokesperson, Moruf Yusuf, said that the suspect identified himself as a transport union worker, saying he is a resident of Alagbon in Owode, Yewa South Local Government Area of the State.
According to Yusuf, the suspect had broken into one Mr Taiwo Joseph’s compound in ldaba, llashe, and went straight to the kitchen to cart away his motorcycle.
As the case was reported to the So-Safe Corps patrol team, “the suspect was chased and apprehended when he tried to escape by running into a neighbour’s compound, broke the ceiling, entered through it, then jumped into a room where he was eventually arrested.”
Yusuf disclosed that the suspect and the recovered motorcycle had been handed over to the police at Idiroko divisional headquarters for further investigations.