Two In Police Net For Stealing Govt Diesel

  • By Bayo Ajani, Ado-Ekiti

Operatives of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday arrested two suspects involved in stealing of diesel from the generating plants used in powering street lights in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

    Ekiti PPRO, DSP Sunday Abutu.

Briefing TopNewsng on the arrest, in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sunday Abutu, said the two suspects, Joseph Danjuma and Bankola Idowu, were arrested by men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) along NTA Road, while trying to get away with a 25 litre gallon containing diesel suspected to have been stolen from the generating set.

The Police Spokesperson said the suspects confessed during interrogation that they committed the crime, adding that they would be arraigned in due course.


According to him, the suspects also confessed that they have been selling the stolen diesel to unsuspecting residents of Ado-Ekiti, for some time.

DSP Abutu therefore called on residents of the state to always be security conscious, and endeavor to report any untoward incident around them to security operatives so as to take necessary actions.

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