Kwara NSCDC nabs 4 suspects for stealing iron rods

By Ahmed Ajikobi
The men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command, on Wednesday arrested four suspects with 60 full length of iron rod in Ilorin, the state capital.
The suspects are Peter Ovie ‘M’ 44yrs, Abdulrahman Jamiu ‘M’ 27yrs, Muyideen Tiamiyu ‘M’ 31yrs and Adeleke Mathew ‘M’ 34yrs.
It was gathered that the, suspects were nabbed following tip off.
The operatives were said to have intercepted the 18 seater Toyota bus with registration number AAA-338XM Lagos on the fateful day.
“On the 15th of June, 2021 at about 1900hrs, operatives of NSCDC, Kwara State Command following intelligence report, intercepted an 18 seater Toyota bus with registration no AAA-338XM Lagos, at santa village within the University of Ilorin premises conveying 60 full length of iron rods suspected to be stolen.
“After the preliminary investigation, it was discovered that the site engineer Peter Ovia who is the prime suspect works with Poko 21 investment LTD, saddled with the responsibility to supervise and monitor a project awarded to the company in the school premises.
“The other three (3) suspects confessed that ‘Peter Ovia’ instructed them to move the iron rods from the site.
“The prime suspect admitted to the crime and said he his fully aware of the whole plan to steal the said iron from the site before they were arrested.”
Afolabi stated that, Investigation is still ongoing and all suspects arrested would be charged to court accordingly.

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