Unrepentant 53-year-old car thief rearrested in Ogun State

The Ogun State police force has once again taken into custody Sunday Dosunmu, a persistent car thief, who has repeated the very offense that led to his previous imprisonment.

According to a statement issued by SP Omolola Odutola, the police command’s spokesperson, the individual in question had previously been apprehended by Divisional Police Officer Kemta CSP Adeniyi Adekunle on September 17, 2022, in Olorunsogo, Ogun State, while attempting to steal a parked car.

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Odutola further elaborated that on August 12, around 7:30 PM along Eleme in Ogun State, Sunday was caught in the act once more by local youths in the vicinity. He was found using counterfeit master keys to gain unauthorized access to parked cars within the area.

Read his statement below ;

‘’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. ‘’

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