The Ogun state police command has rearrested Sunday Dosunmu, a habitual car thief, after he committed the same crime that previously landed him in prison.
According to a statement released by the command's spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, Dosunmu was previously arrested by Divisional Police Officer CSP Adeniyi Adekunle on September 17, 2022, while attempting to steal a parked car.
The statement reads
People who saw him raised the alarm which made him take to flight, but how far can a 53yrs old man run? The young guys gave him a hot chase and caught up with him, they later alerted the police team that visited to the scene and arrested the suspect. Two fabricated iron master key was found in his possession and obviously it is part of the instrument used to unlock unsuspecting car owners vehicles, he gets into the vehicle and drives the car away.
A plea of double jeopardy will not suffice if there was no acquittal on a thorough investigation, he may have been released on want of evidence. However this time, the Police will prosecute him to ensure that justice is served since he has not repented irrespective of his age. ‘’
The Ogun state police commissioner has been informed of Dosunmu's arrest and has instructed that the appropriate evidence be presented to the court so that he may learn from his mistakes.
According to the police spokesperson, the commissioner has also warned car owners to be vigilant and to safeguard their vehicles.