Securty Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos State Police Command have apprehended an ex-convict identified as Yekini Opeyemi who works as a guard at Ojota New Garage for stealing 2.8KVA generators.
The 35-year-old suspect was apprehended near Odo-Iya Alaro at Ojota in company of others (now at large).
He was trying to load one Firman and one Tigmax generator, both 2.8 KVA, into a Volkswagen Golf car.
The driver on sighting police operatives sped off, leaving Opeyemi behind.
Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin said Opeyemi arrived in Lagos last week and got a job at Ojota.
The security agency found out that the suspect has been imprisoned on four different occasions over separate incidents.
CP Abiodun Alabi has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti, Yaba, for further investigation and prosecution.