Two nabbed for stealing generator, gas cylinder, bluetooth speaker in Lagos



By Fatai Kasali

Two men have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police command for allegedly breaking into a shop to steal a generator, gas cylinder and bluetooth speaker, in the Iju-Ishaga area of the state.

This was made known by the command’s public relations officer, Benjamin Hundeyin on his official X (formerly Twitter) handle on Sunday.

The command’s spokesperson, said the patrol officers from Oko-Oba Division, on a stop and search operation, intercepted the men  as they were transporting the stolen items with a mini bus, otherwise known as Korope

The statement said, “STOP-AND-SEARCH: At about 6:30am, patrol officers from Oko-Oba Division intercepted 24-year-old Adeyemi Ibrahim and 45-year-old Taiwo Adisa in a mini bus popularly known as Korope, with one generator, one gas cylinder and one Bluetooth speaker.

“Upon questioning, it turned out they just broke into a shop in the Iju-Ishaga area and stole the items,” he stated.

He noted that the shop owner has been contacted for return of the stolen items, adding that the suspects will be prosecuted.

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