Some Men of the Ogun State police command on Sunday 29th March 2020 arrested two members of a syndicate who specialised in vandalising Telecom mast in Ifo local government area and its environs.
The police command in a press release by the PPRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed that suspects Monsuru Bankole, (m), 20 years and Kehinde Bello, (m), 48 years, were arrested following a distress call received by the police in Ifo division that hoodlums numbering about ten have invaded an Airtel telecommunication mast at Abule Ogun area of the town and they were about carting away the backup batteries of the mast.
On receiving the distress call, the DPO, Ifo division CSP Adekunle Samson quickly mobilized his anti-robbery team and swiftly moved to the scene.
On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums took to their heels but they were hotly chased and two members of the gang were arrested while others escaped.
Recovered from them are a Volkswagen bus with registration number APP 871 XH, twelve telecoms back up batteries valued at about three million naira, gas cylinder, iron cutter, and other house breaking equipment.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered a massive manhunt for the escaped members of the gang, he also directed that the arrested suspects be thoroughly investigated with the view of charging them to court as soon as possible.