Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers In Oyo [PHOTOS]

By Demilade Bakare
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The police force in Oyo state has arrested a gang of suspected armed robbers.

According to reports, the gang, who have been known for terrorizing members of the public in Oyo town were arrested on July 23 after they invaded the shop of Abass Taiwo where he operates Mobile Banking Services and other business activities.

 

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It was gathered that the hoodlums were excessively armed when they attacked Taiwo, and disposed him of huge proceeds made from his POS business, made away with ten different mobile phones belonging to his customers and some other valuable items at gunpoint.

However, the victim quickly raised an alarm as the hoodlums attempted to escape. This alarm caught the attention of the state police command’s monitoring unit who were on an intelligence-led patrol in the area.

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One of the robbers who later identified himself as Ibrahim Olusola was apprehended. Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and a series of similar criminal activities he had masterminded with his fleeing syndicate members.

Ibrahim later gave useful information which led to the identification, tracking, and arrest of the other gang members from their various hideouts.

Confirming the arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Adewale Oyifesk named the arrested suspects as Ismaila Afeez 32, Ibrahim Isiaka 25, Tijani Habeeb 23, Wasiu Salawu aka Body, Opeyemi Segun aka Omo Jesu 32 and Ibrahim Balogun 23.

 

Oyifeso added that an investigation is still ongoing and the suspects would be charged to court upon its completion.

The suspects include:

  1. IBRAHIM OLUSOLA ‘M’ AGE 32 YEARS

  2. ISMAILA AFEEZ ‘M’ AGE 32 YEARS

  3. IBRAHIM ISIAKA ‘M’ 25 YEARS

  4. TIJANI HABEEB ‘M’ AGE 23 YEARS

  5. WASIU SALAWU AKA BODY

  6. OPEYEMI SEGUN ‘M’ AKA OMO JESU AGE 32 YEARS

7.IBRAHIM BALOGUN ‘M’ 23 YEARS

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