From Nicholas Kalu, Abuja
Police on Thursday paraded seven suspects who robbed three banks in Ondo and Ekiti states between 2019 and early this yr.
Six policemen had been killed in the course of the robberies.
Chief of the gang, Ojo Tubonsun, 42, stated he was grateful to God that they had been arrested.
Tubonsun and 6 different suspects had been paraded on the Particular Anti-Theft Squad Headquarters in Abuja.
Additionally paraded had been suspected arms sellers, fraudsters, murderers and kidnappers.
Many high-calibre weapons and ammunition had been recovered from the suspects.
Pressure spokesman DCP Frank Mba stated Tubonsun’s gang carried out the three robberies.
He stated, “Between 2019 and the early a part of this yr, three circumstances of financial institution robberies had been recorded in Ondo and Ekiti States. Three banks positioned at Ile-Oluji in Ondo State, Idanre additionally in Ondo State, in addition to Oye in Ekiti State had been at totally different instances attacked and robbed by this similar gang.
“Operatives from STS carried very intensive and intensive investigations into this case that lasted for months and at present we’re glad that we are able to current to you the result of those complete investigations. Six policemen had been killed on account of these robberies.”