In their continued efforts to forestall any breach in the security of Ogun State, policemen attached to the Sagamu Area Command of Ogun State arrested one Abdulkarim Sallah of Ketu Area Lagos state around 1 pm on Friday.
Sallah, a Nigerien, who was apprehended at Ogijo area with more than one thousand passport photographs of young boys,a photo camera and some forms in his possession.
While speaking on the arrest, the PRO of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi said “the suspect could not explain his mission in Nigeria and even in Ogijo area of Ogun State as at the time of his arrest. He also claimed to have been staying in Nigeria for the past one year in company of one Alhaji Ismaila Abu of Alade Market Ikeja Lagos State, who, the suspect claimed to be from Niger Republic”.
Adejobi also stated that due to the nature of the case,the Commissioner of Police, Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna Okoye has directed that the Department of Criminal Investigation Eleweran Abeokuta should transfer the case to the Nigerian Immigration Service, Ogun State Command for some investigations before the command would decide on the next line of action.
Adejobi also assured that the command will not leave any stone unturned to ensure adequate security of lives and property in the state.
The Commissioner also appreciated the members of the public,particularly the traditional ruler in the area,for giving the police relevant and prompt information on the matter.