Man Confesses After Looting Generator, Two Cartons of Beer From Oyo Police Station
Policemen in Oyo state have apprehended one of many looters who invaded a police station and stole some objects.
It was gathered than Raheem Toheeb stole a generator and cartons of beer from the Iseyin Police Station in Oyo State.
He confessed after being arrested on Wednesday.
The 28-year outdated suspect stated the 2 cartons of beer had been shared among the many protesters through the ‘battle’ however that the producing set was returned after the youths chief within the city directed them to return all looted objects.
Toheeb, nonetheless, denied becoming a member of others to set the station ablaze.
The suspect made the confession when the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Nwachukwu Enwonwu paraded 9 suspects over the past week assaults on police stations throughout the state.
Different suspects arrested are Taoreed Hamsat, Tajudeen Ibrahim, Moshood Fatai, Musibau Abubakar, Sikiru Aliu, Fasasi Fatai, Isiaka Olaniyi and Adeleke Akeem.
Addressing reporters on the police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan, Enwonwu stated the suspects had been amongst those that carted away arms and ammunition in varied looted police stations within the state.
He listed the objects stolen to incorporate one producing set, Nino wall clock belonging to the division, one Bajaj bike, one Hero 125 bike and a TVS bike with registration quantity; DGB215QK.
The CP stated: “Consequent upon the looted stations, six law enforcement officials had been gruesomely murdered, 5 divisional police headquarters, police patrol autos had been burnt down and reveals looted in reveals rooms with many police arms and and ammunition carted away because of actions of legal components who capitalized on the protest to perpetrate their heinous crimes.
“Nonetheless, the Oyo state police command has arrested no fewer than 9 suspected arsonists and looters for allegedly attacking the divisional police headquarters, Iseyin and setting the station ablaze beneath the pretext of #EndSARS protest that lingered for a lot of days.
“In gentle of this, the command would proceed to place up spirited efforts to arrest all different hoodlums who’ve carried out large looting and coordinated assaults on police stations and personnel.”