Civil defence in Kwara arrests 4 suspects for criminal conspiracy, theft

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BY KEHINDE EMMANUEL, ILORIN

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested 4 suspects Peter Ovie ‘M’ 44yrs, Abdulrahman Jamiu ‘M’ 27yrs, Muyideen Tiamiyu ‘M’ 31yrs and Adeleke Mathew ‘M’ 34yrs over alleged stealing of sixty (60) full lenght of iron rods.

The Command spokesperson Babawale Zaid Afolabi affirmed that on the 15th of June, 2021 at about 1900hrs, the operatives of NSCDC Kwara State Command intercepted an 18 seater Toyota bus with registration no AAA-338XM Lagos through the help of the Corps intelligence network at santa village withing the University of ilorin premises coveying 60 full lenght of iron rods suspected to be stolen.

He further retrierated that after the preminary investigation it was discovered that the site engineer Peter Ovia who is the prime suspect works with Poko 21 investment Lid, saddled with the responsibility to supervise and monitor a project awarded to the company in the school premises.

He also added that, the other three suspects confessed that ‘Peter Ovia’ instructed them to move the iron rods from the site.

The prime suspect admitted to the crime and said he his fully aware of the whole plan to steal the said iron from the site before the arrest was made.

SC Afolabi stated that, investigation is still ongoing and all suspects arrested would definitely be charged accordingly.

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