Ondo Residents Nab Suspected Serial Burglar, Suspect Lands In Hospital

A suspected serial burglar, who identified himself as Sunday Joseph, has been hospitalised after residents of the Olupitan area in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, apprehended and beat him to a pulp. 

The suspect was caught after breaking into some houses and stealing phones and money in the area. 

According to an Ondo-based news medium, The Hope, the suspected burglar, who disguised as a vigilante, was caught on Saturday. 

It was gathered that Joseph had been caught for committing the same crime about two years ago but he escaped then. 

But on Saturday, some youths in the area mobbed the burglar as he made to escape. 

Initially, he lied about coming to the area to steal but confessed to committing the crime after being beaten by the mob. 

Due to the injury he sustained from the beating, the suspect was admitted to the General Hospital in Ore, while the matter was reported to the police division in Ore.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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