OVERVIEW OF: Osun State: Police round up robbery suspects terrorizing Osogbo
The Police in Osun on Monday announced the arrest of a seven-man armed robbery gang terrorizing Osogbo and the environs.
Osun Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, paraded the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Osogbo.
According to NAN, they were arrested after a victim reported an attack on his residence.
The Police Response Unit (PRU) swung into action after the incident was communicated to the Oja-Oba Police Division.
“The victim said about five persons, armed with dangerous weapons, broke into his apartment around Ilesha Garage, Osogbo, and stole valuables, including one unregistered Toyota Camry, all valued at N3.65 million,” Olokode said.
Some members of the gang were nabbed in Lagos, Oyo, and the Ogun States.
The CP said they all made confessional statements that their major operations were carried out largely within the Osogbo metropolis.
Other suspects nabbed for obtaining money under false pretense, car stealing, possession of dangerous weapons, were paraded.