Operatives of the Osun Amotekun have arrested an ex-convict, Tajudeen Ridwan for the alleged theft of a mosque amplifier.

Newsmen gathered that,ridwan was arrested by the operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps in Isale Osun Area of Osogbo.

Idowu Yusuf, the Osun Amotekun spokesperson, in a statement made available on Saturday, revealed that 30-year-old Ridwan was released from a custodial centre in March after serving a four-year jail term following his conviction for offences bordering on stealing.

He said the suspect was reportedly caught in the act again by some worshippers before Amotekun operatives were contacted.

Also commenting on the arrest, the Amotekun Corps Commander, Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi (retd), disclosed that the suspect disguised as a worshipper and used the opportunity to steal an amplifier from the mosque.

June 1, 2024

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