4 suspects have been paraded by the Police Command in Ondo State for allegedly stealing cell phones throughout the second time period inauguration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The suspects who confessed to the crime disclosed that they got here from outdoors the state to perpetrate the act.
In line with the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, DSP Tee Leo- Ikoro, throughout the ceremony held on the Worldwide Tradition and Occasions Centre, the Dome in Akure, the state capital, there have been misery calls from some dignitaries over the stealing of telephones throughout the occasion.
Whereas emphasizing that the suspects got here from Osun, Oyo and Kwara States to grab telephones from dignitaries, Ikoro stated the suspects had been handed to them by the workplace of the Senior Particular Assistant to Governor Akeredolu on Particular Duties.
“In the course of the inauguration of the Governor of Ondo State for the second time period in workplace on the Dome, misery calls had been obtained in regards to the actions of some individuals who specialised in snatching telephones and different valuables.
“The criminal-minded individuals who got here from totally different states to attend the ceremony succeeded in snatching some telephones from individuals who attend the ceremony.
“Upon the receipt of those complaints, detectives from CP’s Particular Operation Squad swung into motion and 4 individuals had been apprehended. They had been arrested alongside Ilesha/Akure freeway and 7 handsets had been recovered from them.
“They’ve confessed to the crime. In addition they claimed that they got here to Akure from Oyo, Osun and Kwara States respectively for the needs to steal telephones and different valuables”, the PPRO stated.
The Police Spokesperson disclosed that the suspects shall be arraigned in courtroom as quickly as investigations are concluded.