Men of the Ogun State Police command have apprehended three workers of Railway Corporation for vandalizing the railway cables in Kajola area of Ifo local government area of the state.
A statement by the command Public Relations Officer revealed that the suspects were arrested on the 11th of March 2021, following a report by the supervisor of Kwochason Global Gas company working on new railway construction in Kajola, that, five persons were caught while cutting cables at the railway line by the company security guard.
The statement named the suspects as Frank Obi (26), Eze Ogbonna (42) and James Ejor (27).
Oyeyemi noted that the supervisor stated that the suspects overpowered the security guard and ran away.
He said, “upon the report, the DPO Ifo division CSP Adeniyi Adekunle detailed his detectives to fish out the hoodlums.
He added that intelligence investigation led the policemen to their hideout where the three suspects were arrested while two others escaped.
He said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects are all working in the same company.
According to Oyeyemi, items recovered from the suspects included a shaw blade and a bunch of cables cut from the rail.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered a manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang and directed that the arrested suspects be diligently prosecuted.
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