Man steals 2 children during church service

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a middle aged man, Sakiru Famuyiwa,for allegedly stealing two children during a church service at Ijeja area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said the suspect was arrested on Friday following a distress call received by policemen at Ibara divisional headquarters in Abeokuta.
The police spokesman said the distress call has it  that, while Good Friday service was going on at Celestial Church of Christ located in  Ijeja area of the town, the suspect and one other who is now at large, sneaked into the children department and stole two children who are two and three years old.
Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said on their way out with the stolen children, a vigilant member of the church sighted them and raised alarm, hence which the congregants pursued them and apprehended one of them, while the  other narrowly escaped.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Nasirudeen Oyedele, quickly moblised his men and moved to the scene where the suspect was rescued from angry mob who were about to lynch him”, Oyeyemi emphasised.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti Kidnapping Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation,and  also ordered that the accomplice must be hunted for and brought to book.

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