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Ondo: 26yr old serial burglar arrested for stealing 26 generators



A 26-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing no fewer than 26 generators in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The suspect, Opeyemi Tosin, was arrested alongside two others, ThankGod James, 22 and Sodiq Segun, 23.

His accomplices allegedly help him sell the stolen generators.

Tosin, a dry cleaner, while owing up to the crime at the state police headquarters disclosed that he has been in the business of stealing generators for five months ago.


While revealing how stole the items, Tosin said he surveys the environment before going back to carry out the crime.

The suspect added that his two accomplices were generator repairers who look for buyers for the stolen generators.

Speaking on the theft of the generators by Opeyemi, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Bolaji Salami said 26 generators were recovered from those the suspect had sold them to, adding that the suspect had been a serial burglar.