Three suspected criminals in connection with cattle theft were on Monday paraded by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) Oyo State command.
The paraded suspects according to the command’s Public Relation’s Officer, Suprintendent. Oluwole Olusegun were one Aliu Biedu, male, aged 25, Buba Bello, male, aged 25, and Shatari Buba, Male, aged 20.
This was made known in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan.
According to the statement: “The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Oyo State Command Agro Ranger team recently at Bolorundoro Village of Orire Local Government arrested three Fulani at Kara Market in Ogbomosho for the theft of two Cows valued at five hundred thousand naira(500,000) belonging to one Mohammed Bello.
“Oyo State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC) CC Iskilu Akinsanya while parading the suspects today at the Command State Headquarters Agodi Ibadan gave the names of the suspects as Aliu Beidu “m” 20yrs from Niger State, Buba Bello “M” 25yrs and Shatari Buba “M” 20yrs both from Kwara State.
The statement stated further that ‘Aliu Beidu who lives at Bolorundoro Village of Orire Local Government of Oyo State invited Buba Bello and Shatari Buba from Kwara State for the theft before they were arrested around 1400hrs on Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 by NSCDC Agro Ranger of Oyo State stationed in Ogbomosho.
” ‘The suspects will be arraigned in Court after the conclusion of the investigation. Though the suspects confessed to have committed the offence and pleaded to the Government to have mercy on them.
Commandant Akinsanya warned those that are in the habit of theft, cattle rustling and other criminal vices to vacate the State as anybody caught will face the full wrath of the law.
He, however, called on good people of the State to always give credible information to the command for effective and prompt response to crime.