A criminal gang, who specializes in raiding banks in Ibadan, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command
This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Adewale Osifeso.
The statement indicates that the arrest of the suspects who recently robbed a new generation bank in Ibadan was made easy with an intelligence-led and purpose-driven operation of the gallant officers of the command.
According to the statement, the suspected criminal gang are Abass Azeez ‘m’ 42yrs, Mayowa Kehinde ‘m’ 29yrs contract staff/marketer with a new generation bank, Rildwan Eniola ‘m’ 33yrs, Mistura Akinade ‘f’ 33yrs, Abass Aderoju ‘m’ 41yrs and Akeem Adeniyi ‘m’ 37yrs.
The statement notes that the suspects were all nabbed at their Agara Odo-Ona hideout along Akala Road after concluding plans to execute a bank robbery attack on another new generation bank within the metropolis.
The statement further notes that the suspects have all confessed their various involvements in the criminal operations which includes arms procurement and clandestine intelligence gathering ahead of the proposed date of perpetrating the dastardly act.
It states further that comprehensive investigations are in progress to crackdown the criminal network and other accomplices.