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NSCDC nabs bricklayer for theft

By Michael Ofulue Osogbo

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Osun State Command has apprehended a 24 year old bricklayer Adedapo Ayobami for alleged breaking and stealing.

The suspect who resides at number 13, Oja Oba, Osogbo, Osun state was arrested for allegedly breaking into a house located at Osunjela, Osogbo and carted away Plasma Television, ten cooking pots, 2 fry pans, two cable decoders, solar panel with bulbs, curtains and other household items.

The State Commandant of NSCDC, Osun State Command, Michael Adaralewa who confirmed the incident to Newsmen said the suspect was arrested on by NSCDC personnel who were on patrol in the area.

Adaralewa said the suspect confessed during interrogation to the crime alleged to have been committed.

According to NSCDC boss said the suspect in his confessional statement that he got his charm which he used to operate from a herbalist.

He explained that a habalist now (late ) gave him traditional soap to improve his financial status and that he would be collecting the traditional soap on monthly basis.

The suspect told us that he went to the herbalist’s house to collect the soap for the month of May, on getting there, he was told the herbalist had died, he went home disappointed.

“The following day Thursday, 23rd of May, he I went to the herbalist’s house, checked where he used to keep his key while alive, opened the door and carted away Plasma television, cooking utensils, Solar Panel, bulbs, two different cable decoders and other household items.

” The Suspect disclosed that he intended to sell the stolen items to unsuspecting members of the public.

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The Commandant said the offence is in contravention of Section 411 of the criminal code Act in Nigeria, which states that any person who breaks and enters the dwelling-house of another with intent to commit a felony therein; or having committed a felony in the dwelling house of another, breaks out of the dwelling-house is guilty of a felony and is liable

Investigation revealed that, despite the fact that people in the neighbourhood saw the suspect with load on his head, nobody challenged him.

Aderalewa enjoined members of the public to be security conscious, urging them to ask questions and report strange movement in their environment to security agency

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