The Ogun State-owned Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (So-Safe Corps) has on Friday, 25th November 2022 at about 14:00hrs arrested a man for hijacking a Bajaj motorbike from an okada rider, who took him on the bike to Agobaba, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun.
According to a press release issued from the Office of the State Commander of the agency, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo, through the office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the agency, Assistant Commander, Moruf Yusuf, the robbery suspect, Shakiru Bello, (29 years old, bricklayer by profession) who resides at Penpe in Owode Yewa, was arrested by the So-Safe Corps Divisional Command under the Superintendent of Corps Fatimoh Idris.
The corps commander, Ganzallo said that during the preliminary investigation, the syndicate confessed that on a faithful day, he stopped the motorcyclist to take him as a passenger to Agobaba Area, and the motive was to snatch the bike from him.
Ganzallo further said that the suspect allegedly directed the motorcyclist to take him toward a new site which happened to be his friend’s house.
On getting there, he picked up a shovel kept by the side of the building and hit it against the motorcyclist’s head with the intention to kill him and then go away with his bike.
Ganzallo further revealed that the victim, Mr. Abel who also resides in Agobaba, pretended as if he was dead and the suspect, Shakiru Bello believed the victim was dead.
The victim later managed to contact the So-Safe office for help so that the suspect would not go unpunished.
Ganzallo, who felt so bad about this ugly incidence, said that the Officers of the Security Agency sprang into action and the culprit was arrested alive and the motorbike was recovered.
The suspect and the exhibit – Bajaj motorbike – had been transferred to the Nigeria Police, Owode-Egbado Division for further investigation and likely prosecution.