Adewale Adegbenro, a security guard for the Ogun State Government-owned So-Safe Corps, was arrested in Ogun State for allegedly stealing from the residence he was hired to watch. In December 14, 2021, Adewale Adegbenro, a night guard in Adigbe, Abeokuta, allegedly broke into the residence he was guarding over and stole jewelry worth N15 million. On Monday, January 24, 2022, he was apprehended.
Confirming his arrest in a statement, Moruf Yusuf, the corps’ spokesperson, said: “The So-Safe Corps was contacted by Force CIID Annex, Alagbon, Lagos State that one Mr Adewale Adegbenro, popularly called Akilapa, has been declared wanted for burgling into the residence of his employer who employed him as a night guard at Adigbe, Abeokuta. “He carted away gold and jewelry worth N15million since December 14, 2021. He was finally apprehended somewhere in Odeda after he was closely monitored by officers of the corps.” He added that the suspect has been transferred to the Force CIID Annex, Alagbon, Lagos State for further investigation and likely prosecution.