Offa robberies: Police plod suspects back to Southwest as gang leaders reveals concealouts in 5 states
– Gang leaders of Offa robberies have been moved back to Southwest from Abuja by the police
– The move, according to the police, will enable them in the investigations for the recovery of firearms used in the robberies
– The gang leaders have also reportedly disclose their hideouts in five states in the Southwest to the police
The Nigeria Police Force has moved the key suspects of the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robberies from the police headquarters in Abuja back to Southwest to enable the recovery of firearms used in the deadly robberies.
According to a report by The Punch, the gang leaders have also revealed to the police five hideouts where this firearms are hidden in Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti states.
gathers that those moved to the southwest for the firearms recovery are Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibukunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Salawudeen Azeez, Niyi Ogundiran, Kunle Ogunleye, 35, a.k.a Arrow, and Michael Adikwu.
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A source who spoke to the press said the gang leaders are assisting police by leading them to places where the firearms are being kept.
The source said: “We announced during the press briefing in Abuja that we had arrested 22 suspects and we paraded 15 while seven suspects are helping us in the investigation and recovery of arms in the Southwest.
“When we are through with the investigation, we would present all the suspects to the public. Opadokun and others are alive and helping us with the investigation. Reports of their death are false information emanating from the social media.”
Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, is yet to comment on this.