Men of the Ogun State police command on July 5 arrested the duo of Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun for stealing a Sallah ram belonging to one Sodiq Abolore.
The suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by Sodiq Abolore, who reported that while he was sleeping in his house at about 3 am, he heard an unusual noise in his compound which made him to peep through the window, only to discover that the iron gate he used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram has been pulled down.
Abolore said this made him come out and discovered that his Sallah ram which he bought at the rate of #120,000 is no longer there.
He stated further that when he searched around, he saw three men forcing his ram into a waiting Mazda car booth, which made him to raise alarm, and distress call was made to the police.
The three men were chased, and two amongst them were apprehended, while the other one escaped.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the ram was recovered, and the two suspects were taken to custody.