An ex-convict, Ayomide Ifabode has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for stealing a Nissan Almera saloon car with registration number AAB 87 TF.
The suspect was arrested at Ototo Village along Kobape road, Abeokuta where he took the vehicle to after removing it from where the owner parked it at Ijeun-titun area of Abeokuta metropolis.
The owner of the vehicle, Okeowo Ahmed reported at the Ibara Police Division that his car had been stolen from where he parked it.
Following his report, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, SP Dada Oluwasegun detailed his detectives to the area to make a discreet investigation and recover the stolen vehicle and make sure they bring the culprit to justice.
Their efforts paid-off on September 17,when the operatives got information that the vehicle had been sighted at Ototo community, consequent upon which the police stormed the place where the suspect was promptly arrested and the car recovered.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to have removed the car from where it was parked using a master key.
He also confessed to have just been released from the prison where he was sentenced after being convicted of similar offence.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to FSARS for further investigation and prosecution.