Amotekun arrests a man for stealing from a church in Osun




The Western Nigeria Security Network popularly known as Amotekun has arrested a 41-year-old man, Temitope Olojede for stealing from the Cherubin and Seraphin Church in the Ogo-Oluwa area of Osogbo, Osun State.


The state commander of Amotekun, Bashir Adewinmbi, who made informed journalists on Saturday, February 11, said that the suspect was arrested after a resident notified operatives of the corps.


He described the suspect as a notorious criminal who has been terrorizing and creating fear in residents of the area.


According to the commander, the culprit broke into the church at about 4 am on Friday

“Our men received a distress call from one of the residents of Ogo-Oluwa that a church was being burgled and they needed the attention of our officers immediately to arrest the suspect, he said.

“Our officials immediately attended to the situation and they were able to arrest the suspect while trying to escape with his loot.”

His loot consisted of a sound system engine, microphones, drum sets, and other items were recovered from the suspect.


During the investigation, he confessed to having been doing this for a very long time and that he has been stealing from the area and its environs, Adewinmbi added.

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