Police operatives hooked up to the Particular Tactical Squad have arrested a seven-man prison gang that attacked and robbed three commercial banks in Ondo and Ekiti between 2019 and 2020, killing harmless residents together with six policemen and carting away a number of thousands and thousands of naira.
Investigation reveals that the armed robbers — Tunbosun Ojo, Ismaila Ojo, Victor Oyeyemi, Dele Ariyo, Shola Oladimeji, Olubodun Folayemi and Adeniyi John – carried out the theft of a industrial financial institution in Ile-oluji, Ondo State on February 7, 2020 the place 4 policemen had been killed.
Equally, they had been additionally concerned within the theft of a microfinance financial institution in Idanre, Ondo State in December 2019 and a industrial financial institution at Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State the place two policemen misplaced their lives.
Efforts are being intensified to arrest different members of the gang nonetheless at giant and to get better different refined weapons used within the operations, Pressure spokesperson, Frank Mba,.mentioned in an announcement.
In an analogous vein, 23 different suspects had been additionally arrested by the police operatives for his or her involvement in varied crimes together with armed theft, kidnapping, unlawful possession of prohibited firearms, automotive snatching at gun level, amongst different offences.
The next had been recovered from the suspects: one AK49 rifle, one AK47 rifle, two pump motion weapons, 5 domestically made weapons, 19 domestically made quick weapons, 125 cartridges, 145 AK47 ammunition, domestically fabricated explosives and a Toyota Corolla automobile with Reg. No. LSR 490 GC.
The suspects will probably be charged to courtroom on conclusion of investigations.