Two persons suspected to be working for an unlicensed private guard company in Abeokuta, Ogun State have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ogun State Command.
The suspects, Babalola Elizabeth (female, 19) and Biola James, 20, were arrested at a popular eatery in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC in the state, Kareem Olanrewaju, the suspects were arrested because they acted contrary to CAP 367 of Private Guard Act, subsection 1( A to C).
“Since then, a seal order has been placed on the System Protection and Security Services and some others who were found operating illegally. While others have complied, System Protection failed to abide in spite of warnings by the corps.
“The command will investigate thoroughly and deal with the culprits in accordance with law as ignorance is not an excuse except it is proved by court of competent jurisdiction.
“All the parties involved will be questioned and dealt with according to the law,” Olanrewaju said.