OAU STUDENT APPREHENDED FOR THE THEFT OF A MOBILE PHONE.
It was reported by Olatunbosun Adekunle, a part 1 student of the department of Civil engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University that his phone, an Infinix model was stolen at First bank lecture theatre on Wednesday, 2nd of August.
The owner of the stolen phone asserted in his statement that;
"One Ifefikayo, a part 2 student of the department of English, who was reading in thesame lecture theatre unplugged my phone while I was asleep."
The culprit who later confessed and confirmed the allegation at the security committee office, was tracked with the help of his Facebook account.
Prior to the time he was apprehended- on the Friday, 4th of August, it was gathered that he had been advertising the sale of the phone on Whatsapp platform.
During the course of investigation, it was revealed that he had sold the phone to Mr. Taofeek Olamide, his departmental mate.
In the words of a member of the security committee, it was noted that;
"The culprit has been stealing over time and we'll make sure we interrogate him to the point of confessing about his previous theft."
The security officer then admonished students to report all theft and criminal cases to the unit.
Olufemi Alfred .O.
Oau Kilonshele News agency