Men of Ogun state police command have arrested one 32- years-old Mutiu Olaonipekun, a driver at Parkway Investment, a subsidiary of C_WAY Foods and Beverages Company Ota , for diviting goods worth of #4.5 million belonging to the company.
The suspect , Olanipekun was arrested following a complaint lodged at Onipanu divisional headquarters by the company that the driver was given a truck loaded with the company’s good on Monday, March 15, 2021 to deliver somewhere in Isolo Lagos and he absconded with the truck as well as the goods and its whereabout is not known since then.
Upon the report, the Dpo Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Job detailed his detectives to unravel the mystery behind the sudden disappearance of the company driver and the goods.
After weeks of painstaking investigation, the empty truck was recovered at Ewupe area of ota.
Further investigation revealed that the goods was trans loaded into another vehicle before it was taken to the receiver.
The receiver of the stolen goods, Kayode Afolabi was traced and subsequently arrested.
During interrogation, Mutiu Olaonipekun confessed that, he divrrtrdtook the goods to Kayode Afolabi who bought it from him at the rate of #2,572,000.
He stated further that he used part of the money to buy a Volkswagen LT Bus at the rate of #900,000 , and that he used the remaining balance to play bet9ja.
On his own part, Kayode Afolabi confessed receiving the stolen goods,and that the goods had been re sold to one Alhaji Adamu Kano who is now at large.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has directed that the suspects be thoroughly investigated and charged to court as soon as possible.