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Six arrested stealing rail track in Ogun, crime weapons recovered


MEN of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested six persons for vandalising railway lane at Oteyi area of Ibogun in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects; Taiwo Ismaila, Egbekunle Abiodun, Abdullah Sanni, Nuru Ibrahim, Wasiu Aweda and Babatunde Sikiru, were arrested following an information received by the Divisional Police Officer, Ibogun Division, Samuel Oladele, that vandals were removing some rods along the rail lane.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Oyeyemi said they were arrested on Sunday while committing the crime.

He said, “Upon the information, the DPO, CSP Samuel Oladele, led his men to the scene where the six suspects were promptly apprehended.

“Recovered from them are; 27 rail iron rods, two burning touch with hose, six long cylinders, three short cylinders and one inter-colder Volvo Truck with Registration Number SMK 61 XY.”

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