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Police Arrest 15 Suspected Robbers In Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 15 suspects at a notorious criminal hideout in Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti, the state capital. This was revealed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Moronkeji Adesina, who said that the suspects were nabbed on July 13, when policemen from the Command clamped down on a…”
Fatai Olamide
July 19, 2022 6:32 pm

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested 15 suspects at a notorious criminal hideout in Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

This was revealed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Moronkeji Adesina, who said that the suspects were nabbed on July 13, when policemen from the Command clamped down on a group of hoodlums in their criminal hideout, said, “The suspects confessed to being members of an armed robbery gang, illicit drug dealers and a cult group.”

The Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, in a statement titled, ‘Ekiti State Police Command arrests 15 suspected armed robbers, drugs dealers, and cultists, recovers arms,’ listed the suspects as 35 years old Madaki, 25 years old Umar, 43 years old Adeyemi, and 45 years old Ali.

Others are 30 years old Amisu, 20 years old Usman, 25 years old Abubakar, 20 years old Lawali, 20 years old Opeyemi, 21 years old Isa, 19 years old Ajiboye, 20 years old Yinka, 20 years old Taiwo, 19 years old Zarheal, and 36 years old Henry.

Abutu stated that, “the items recovered from the suspects were two locally made single barrel guns, two battle axes, two locally made pistols, and some wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.”

The police spokesperson said that “the suspects shall be arraigned accordingly as soon as investigation is concluded.”

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