Police arrest 2 for allegedly stealing 10 goats in Ekiti



The Police command in Ekiti has arrested two for being in possession of 10 goats suspected to have been stolen in Igbemo-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.


Mr Sunday Abutu, the command’s Public Relations Officer, in a Friday in Ado-Ekiti said that it acted a tip- to apprehend the suspects.


Abutu said that a group of hunters had sent a distress to Divisional Police Headquarters, Iworoko, after intercepting the suspects with the stolen goats in Igbemo-Ekiti.


According to him, the command received from a group of hunters at Igbemo-Ekiti that it intercepted a Salon Primera Car with two occupants carrying 10 goats suspected to have been stolen.


He said that the command upon receiving the distress a of detectives and patrol to the scene where the suspects were arrested and brought to the station with the goats.


“The suspects, during interrogation, confessed to have stolen all the goats from Ise-Ekiti and were bringing them to Ado-Ekiti where they reside before selling them.


“Five of the 10 goats kept inside the boot of the car died in the process,” Abutu said.


The Police spokesperson the hunters for their efforts that to the prompt arrest of the suspects.


He promised that the suspects would be to court as soon as investigation was concluded the case.


He urged the residents to always and quickly draw the attention of the nearest police station to any suspicious incident or happening observed in their locality or call 08062335577. (NAN)