40 Year Old Fake Begger Arrested In Abeokuta, Ogun State


A 40 year old theif pretending as a Beggar man arrested by the Ogun state police command in Abeokuta, ogun state.


 The suspect, Falaye was said to have been pretending as an alms begger around the Abeokuta strret but upon suspicion, when his hideout was raided by Policemen, it was discovered that he lived an affluence life in an underground building. The suspect was arrested and interrogated.
Parading the suspect at Oke- Ijemo Police station, area of Abeokuta, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed that the suspect lived around ijemo, area of the state capital.
The PPRO said  when his men conducted a search on the hideout of the suspect,  some items were recovered which include;  20 tv  sets, 26 assorted  phones, five  generators, 11 home theaters,  14 cutlasses, one axe many Digital Video Display, stoves, bundles of cable  wires among others.
Oyeyemi said "the most surprising thing is that, all recovered exhibits are still functioning properly.
"Investigation has revealed that, the accused is neither a dealer nor a repairer, one cannot be a phone repairer, television repairer, generator repairer and a farmer at the same time". Abimbola said.
In an interview with the suspect, he said, he works as a creditor who grants loan to people who are in need, saying that those items recovered by the Police are the collateral from the debtors.

Oyeyemi however, urged citizens of the state to always be watchful to all beggars on the street, saying that it is not all beggars that are true beggars.

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