Serial burglar Opeyemi Tosin, 26, has been arrested in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, for allegedly stealing no fewer than 26 generators.
ThankGod James, 22, and Sodiq Segun, 23, were arrested with him and accused of helping him sell the stolen generators.
Tosin, who confessed to the crime at the state police headquarters, said he committed it five months ago.
According to the drycleaner, he first surveys the environment before committing the crime. His two accomplices are generator repairers who look for buyers for the stolen generators, he explained.
Police Commissioner Bolaji Salami said 26 generators were recovered from those who the suspect had sold them to following his arrest. Salami described the suspect as a serial burglar.