The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Monday, paraded eight suspects for alleged armed theft.
The Command stated it additionally recovered three bikes from the suspects.
The NSCDC state Commandant, Iskilu Akinsanya, whereas briefing newsmen on the NSCDC’s headquarter, Agodi, stated the suspects had been arrested at Awososo space, alongside NNPC highway within the early hours of Sunday.
The Commandant stated that the suspects attacked the motorcyclist, recognized as Mr Adeyi Olalekan with a locally-made gun and a knife earlier than snatching his bike.
He stated one of many suspects fell from the bike and was rapidly arrested by males of the NSCDC at Apata.
Akinsanya stated that the remaining 6 suspects had been later apprehended by NSCDC Intelligence and Investigation Division.
“Throughout our regular routine patrol inside Ibadan metropolis, my crew intercepted some armed robbers that specialised in snatching of bikes.
“We apprehended two suspects and 6 accomplices, within the course of we caught them with three bikes, one locally-made gun and 6 handsets.
“Throughout our investigation, we discover that their kingpin is at giant. We might prosecute him as quickly as we get him arrested,”Akinsanya stated.
The NSCDC commandant appreciated the general public for his or her immediate info and solicited for extra cooperation so as to make the state peaceable and freed from crimes.
The Commandant stated that the arrested suspects could be charged to courtroom as quickly as investigation is accomplished.