Crime

Oyo Police Parades 46 over Cultism, Robbery, Carjacking, Rape

The Nigeria Police, Oyo State Command has paraded 46 suspects for various offences.

The suspects were paraded by the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Shina Olukolu at a news briefing held at Police Headquarters Eleyele, Ibadan.

Two of the suspects, Mohammadu Usman and Alhaji Majo, were arrested at Akinmorin in Oyo town for armed robbery and cattle rustling.

Six suspected members of EYE cult group, Mojeed Kazeem, Kehinde Lawal, Sodiq Isiaka, Lekan Oyedan, Yekini Kazeem, Fadahunsi Olalekan, and two other members of AIYE confraternity, Oseni Lukman and Adeyemo Aliu were apprehended for causing the death of rival cult members at Sango, Ibadan.

Adewale Kazeem and Oluwasina Fajobi who specialized in vehicle hijacking were arrested for stealing a Mazda bus, while other suspects, Sodiq Abiodun and Lekan Adesokan were paraded for camouflaging as military personnel as well as raping an 18-year-old girl. 

Other suspects, Kolawole Gboyega, Dauda Jamiu, Kazeem Lekan, and Fasola Biodun were notorious criminals specialized in motorcycle robbery while Olajide Oladimeji and Akeem Sikiru got nabbed for armed robbery and receiving stolen items.

The Commissioner of police, Mr Shina Olukolu advised the public to be careful with the kind of people they entrust confidential issues with.  

Items retrieved from the suspects include guns, cartridges, charm, army uniforms, millions of naira and a Mazda car.

Funmilola Obagbayegun

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