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Seven individuals arrested for a number of financial institution robberies in Ondo, Ekiti, others

Police operatives hooked up to the Particular Tactical Squad have arrested a seven-man felony gang that attacked and robbed three comm​ercial banks in Ondo and Ekiti between 2019 and 2020, killing harmless residents together with six policemen and carting away a number of hundreds of 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 have been killed.

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Equally, they have 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 recuperate different subtle weapons used within the operations, Drive spokesperson, Frank Mba,.mentioned in a press release.

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In an identical vein, 23 different suspects have been additionally arrested by the police operatives for his or her involvement in numerous crimes together with armed theft, kidnapping, unlawful possession of prohibited firearms, automotive snatching at gun level, amongst different offences.

The next have been recovered from the suspects: one AK49 rifle, one AK47 rifle, two pump motion weapons, 5 regionally made weapons, 19 regionally made brief weapons, 125 cartridges, 145 AK47 ammunition, regionally fabricated explosives and a Toyota Corolla automobile with Reg. No. LSR 490 GC.

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The suspects might be charged to court docket on conclusion of investigations. 

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