Adetunji Alagbe and Opeyemi Ogunlokun were detained on July 5 by members of the Ogun State police command for stealing a Sallah ram from one Sodiq Abolore.
The suspects were detained as a result of a report made by Sodiq Abolore to the Ogijo divisional headquarters, who stated that while he was sleeping in his home at around three in the morning, he heard an odd noise in his compound, which prompted him to peek out the window, only to find that the iron gate he had used to block the entrance where he kept his Salah ram had been pulled down.
This, according to Abolore, prompted him to go outside and find his Sallah ram, which he had paid $120,000 for, missing.
He stated further that when he searched around, he saw three men forcing his ram into a waiting Mazda car booth, which made him to raise alarm, and distress call was made to the police.
The three men were chased, and two amongst them were apprehended, while the other one escaped.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the ram was recovered, and the two suspects were taken to custody.