Police arrest man, wife, other for stealing diesel from Glo mast

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The Police have arrested a , Adeniyi Stephen, and his wife, Adetola Adeyinka of Agosasa area of Ipokia Local Area of Ogun state for siphoning 32,651 litres of diesel the mast of the service provider, Globacom Nigeria unlimited.

The diesel so far stolen the mast by the couple is valued at N8, 162,750.

Also arrested along the couple is one Ojo Sulaimon.

The suspects were arrested on Wednesday following information by Joseph Gaul Ekanem at the Ipokia Police Divisional Headquarters thieves have been coming a Passat marked BNS 261 AAA siphon diesel the mast situated in Agosasa.

The Divisional Police for Ipokia Division, Adebayo Akeem, it was learnt, detailed detectives who investigated the case and arrested the vehicle being used steal the diesel.

The suspects using the vehicle perpetrate the theft were subsequently traced and three persons – husband, wife and one other person were arrested.

The Police for Ogun State Command, Animals Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a release, said the suspects had admitted committing the crime, stressing they also confessed to have siphoned 32,651 liters of diesel valued at N8,162,750 million ( Eight million, one hundred sixty thousand, seven hundred and fifty naira).

Preliminary investigation revealed Adeniyi Stephen is a staff of the and mastermind of the operation.

The Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered that the suspects be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.