4 arrested for stealing phones at Akeredolu’s inauguration

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Four men who specialised in stealing at ceremonies have been arrested for stealing at last week’s inauguration ceremony of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for a second term in office.

event held at the International Event and Cultural Centre also known as the Dome.

Names of suspects were given as Ojo Femi aged 30, Abiodun Adewale aged 45, Kayode Olarewaju aged 45 years and Aiwole aged 25.

They were reportedly nabbed by men of Operation Scorpion Squad attached to the Ondo State government along the Ilesha-Akure road while returning to base in Oyo, Osun and Kwara States.

Ojo who admitted to stealing six at the Dome said it his friend that gave him the phone.

He said he lives in Oyo State.

Adewale claimed he picked the on the ground before he caught at the Dome.

He said he used to go to parties to steal and usually sold them for N8000 and above.

Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said the suspects would soon be charged to court.