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Ogun police parade 53-year-old ex-convict notorious for car snatching

The Ogun State Police has paraded a 53-year-old ex-convict named Sunday Dosunmu, a notorious car snatcher and thief, who was arrested while attempting to steal a car.

SP Omolola Odutola, the State Police spokesperson while parading the suspect on Sunday said the ex-convict, who was recently released from prison was apprehended for same crime that sent him to jail in 2022.

Odutola said the suspect was previously apprehended by CSP Adeniyi Adekunle, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Kemta Division, on September 17, 2022 at Olorunsogo part of Ogun State while trying to steal a car parked along the road, close to a bank, with his syndicate.

Narrating, the police spokesperson said:

“On August 12 at about 1930hrs along Eleme Ogun State, Sunday in his habitual act was caught again by youths of that area, while using fabricated master keys to unlock some cars within that area.

‘’People who saw him raised the alarm which made him take to flight, but how far can a 53yrs old man run?

“The young guys gave him a hot chase and caught up with him, they later alerted the police team that visited to the scene and arrested the suspect.

“Two fabricated iron master key was found in his possession and obviously it is part of the instrument used to unlock unsuspecting car owners vehicles, he gets into the vehicle and drives the car away.

“A plea of double jeopardy will not suffice if there was no acquittal on a thorough investigation, he may have been released on want of evidence.

“However this time, the Police will prosecute him to ensure that justice is served since he has not repented irrespective of his age.‘’

Odutola said the state Commissioner of Police has ordered that all evidences are put in place and submitted to the court to ensure diligent prosecution of the suspect, in accordance with the law.

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