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Serial burglar arrested for stealing 26 generators in Ondo



One Opeyemi Tosin has been arrested for allegedly stealing no fewer than 26 generators in Akure, Ondo State.

The 26-year-old man said to be a serial burglar, was nabbed alongside two accomplices, ThankGod James, 22 and Sodiq Segun, 23 who were accused of allegedly aiding Ope in the sales of the stolen generators.

Tosin confessed to the crime at the state police headquarters, and stated that he began the generator theft 5 months ago.

On how he operates, Ope, who also doubles as a drycleaner, revealed that he first surveys the environment before going back to carry out the crime.

He also disclosed that his two accomplices were generator repairers who look for buyers for the stolen generators.

Ondo state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami while commenting on the arrest of the suspect he described as a serial burglar, revealed that 26 generators were recovered from those the suspect had sold them to.

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