Drama As ‘Highway Robber’ Names Police Inspector As Gun Supplier In Ogun

Drama As ‘Highway Robber’ Names Police Inspector As Gun Supplier In Ogun

A 33-year-old suspected robber, Akeem Owonikoko, has been detained by the Ogun Police Command.

Confirming the arrest, the command spokesperson, Omolola Odutola highlighted that the capture came after a day-long operation led by ACP Omosanyi Adeniyi.

Shockingly, the suspect confessed that a police inspector identified only as Ola, provided the weapons they used.

Odutola said, “Owonikoko was sighted in a Toyota Camry driving inward Ijebu Ode from Ososa and as soon as he sighted the police, he diverted into a close.

“The suspect, who was disguised in Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) uniform and the mastermind of several nefarious crimes, attempted to outsmart the policemen, but he was arrested.

“Searching the vehicle he earlier abandoned, a black cellophane bag containing 32 expended cartridges,
78 live cartridges and a locally fabricated short gun were recovered.

“Also, search warrant was also executed at his residence where another magnum pump action riffle, one double barrel short gun, one locally fabricated double barrel pistol, a  stunt pistol chocker, an unregistered silver colour, Toyota Camry and Green colour Toyota Sienna Bus marked KNN 58 TD Ogun were recovered.

“Others are a liquid chemical, a black beret with insignia of Aiye Confraternity, cannabis, hard drugs, ATM card, Power bank, two Apple wrist watches, two cell phones and poisonous charm were also recovered.”

The Police Spokesman said the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alamutu, had ordered the police to go after the remaining suspects.

She reiterated that Ijebu-Ode Area Command had continued to raise the bar in crime fighting.

Odutola added that the commissioner of police remained committed to rid the state of criminals.

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