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Man in custody for allegedly stealing phones in Ekiti churches

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Luck has run out of a man, Babatunde Olaoluwa, who allegedly had been pretending as a worshipper only to dispossess people in churches of their phones in the Oye Ekiti and Ayegbaju areas of the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Command, Mr Adeniran Akinwale, said the suspect was arrested on Saturday evening after allegedly making away with seven phones belonging to different worshippers at Christ Apostolic Church, Ayegbaju Ekiti.

Akinwale, in a statement on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, said, “The suspect, who went to the church pretending to be one of their members, studied the worshippers and in the euphoria of praises, made away with seven phones.”

The police boss said that “the suspect, during interrogation, confessed to having been operating around Oye Ekiti and Ayegbaju Ekiti with churches as his target.

Written by: EaglesFM

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