NSCDC arrests five for allegedly stealing and slaughtering goats

The suspects and the slaughtered goats

The suspects and the slaughtered goats

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ondo State Command, has arrested five persons for alleged theft and slaughtering of other people’s goats in Oshinle Quarters, Akure South Local Council of Ondo State.

In a statement released to journalists by the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) Kayode Balogun, the suspects include Ogunmola Kayode, 60, Ogunmola Kehinde and Ogunmola Taiwo, 20, Stephen Isaac, 22, and Ifeanyinwa Okonkwo, 21 years old.

According to Balogun: “They were arrested at No. 19, Fadeyi Street, Oshinle Quarters, Akure at about 5.30a.m with 13 goats already slaughtered, 10 out of the goats were pregnant and one of them was in labour when it was slaughtered.”

The NSCDC officer said “the suspects are still under interrogation and will be charged to court for prosecution immediately after the ongoing detailed investigation is concluded.”

Balogun urged the good people of Ondo State to always give timely information on any suspected criminal activities in their neighbourhood to the security agencies in order to nip them in the bud at the nick of time.

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