Monday, February 26, 2018

The Ondo State Police Command on Monday paraded eight persons in connection with various armed robbery cases in the state

The suspects, according to the the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Gbenga Adeyanju are Fadamitan Desmond, Olayemi Adeoye, Omotayo Sunday, Olanrewaju Olalekan, Olaleye Busayo, Akinyemi Abayomi, Femi Adebayo and Imafidon Roland.
Adeyanju, while parading the suspects at the headquarters of the command in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said the suspects were arrested at various points in Akure following an intelligence gathering of the detectives of the command.
The commissioner said some of the suspects were specialists in stealing and re-registering of vehicles, Honda CRV in particular . He added that six Honda CRVs and one Toyota Hilux were recovered from the suspects.The suspects paraded and the recovered vehicles
He said, ” Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to have stolen the vehicles. Their leader Olayemi Adeoye narrated to us how they had been perpetrating the crimes within and outside Akure.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrests other fleeing members of the gang. The suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of the investigation. ”
Other items recovered from the robbers, according to the commissioner, included : motorcycles, mobile phones, foodstuffs, household items, a toy gun and generators.
One of the suspects, Olayemi Adeoye, who confessed to journalists, said he specialised in snatching vehicles. He confessed that, after stealing the vehicles in Akure, he would sell them in Abuja to another suspect, Roland .
” If I steal the jeep here. I used to sell it to Roland in Abuja for N50,000″ Adeoye stated

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