Operatives of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have arrested one Taiwo Owolabi for vandalizing a transformer in Ipesi Akoko, Akoko South East Local Government Area of the State.

Owolabi, who is from Ibillo in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, was arrested on Sunday, 7th February 2021 by the operatives of the Western Nigeria Security Network at the scene of loco sinco.

Following his arrest, the suspect confessed to the crimes and also revealed that he belongs to a group of four.

Owolabi is currently helping the corps trail and arrest other fleeing members of the group.

A similar incident happened in the State in 2019 when two suspected thieves who specialized in vandalizing power installations in the Akoko axis of the Ondo North Senatorial district were caught by residents of Irun-Akoko.

The suspects identified as Togo and Ibrahim who were later handed over to the police at Irun divisional police headquarters were apprehended while vandalizing transformer cables in Ejidu quarters area of the community in Akoko North West Local Government.


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