By Nkasi Kolie

The Ogun State Police Command at the weekend  arrested three men for vandalizing and stealing from the mast of a telecommunications company (MTN).

The three men, Kabiru Olusola, 27,Taye Daniel,43, and Afeez Balogun, 47,were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Atan Ota Divisional Headquarters, from one Shuaib Muhammed, the Chief Security Officer of the company in charge of the mast, that some hoodlums numbering about six had  invaded the said  mast, situated at Ketu along Agbara expressway.

According to Ogun State Police Spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, “upon the distress call,  DPO Atan Ota division, quickly dispatched his patrol team to the scene where the three suspects were apprehended while others escaped.

“Recovered from the suspects are: seven Backup batteries, valued at N3 million, rectifier module as well as their  vehicle with registration number AAA 779 XL”.

Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police Mr. Lanre Bankole, has ordered a comprehensive investigation of the case with a view to charging the suspects to Court as soon as possible. He also directed that the escaped members of the gang be hunted for and brought to justice.

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