A security guard, Adewale Adegbenro, has been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, after he allegedly broke into his employer’s home and carted away jewelry worth N15 million.

The suspect who allegedly broke into his boss’ house on December 14, 2021, was eventually arrested by operatives of the Social Orientation and Safety Corps (SO-SAFE CORPS) on Monday, January 24, 2022.

The corps’ spokesperson, Moruf Yusuf, who confirmed his arrest in a statement 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.”

Speaking further, Moruf Yusuf, revealed the suspect has been transferred to the Force CIID Annex, Alagbon, Lagos State for further investigation and likely prosecution.