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Police arrest twin brothers for alleged burglary, stealing

The Police Command in Ekiti says it has arrested twins, Taiwo and Kehinde Olasoji, for alleged attempt to break into a shop at Mathew Street, Odo-Ado, Ado-Ekiti.

This is contained in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Sunday Abutu and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ado-Ekiti.

Abutu said that the suspects, whose addresses and age were not given, committed the offence on April 25 at about 08:00p.m.

He said that during interrogation, the suspects confessed to committing the crime and further disclosed that they were responsible for burgling three shops in Fayemi Market at Agric Olope, Ado-Ekiti.

”They also said that during the market burglary, they carted away two bags of rice, two bags of beans and other valuables all valued at N936,750,” the PPRO said.

Abutu said that further investigations by the command Rapid Response Squad (RRS) led to the arrest of one Afolayan Funke ‘f’ and Nnaji Aroh ‘m’ who the suspects claimed had been receiving stolen items from them.

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The Police said the suspects would soon be arraigned accordingly. (NAN)

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