At last, Police capture Offa robbery gang leaders (Photos)
NEWS DIGEST – The Nigerian Police Force has announced that the dreaded robbers who killed many and robbed banks in Offa have been arrested.
The release by the Nigerian Police reads:
“Sequel to the Publication of the Pictures of the Offa Bank Bank Robbers in the Media, We have being getting several Credible leads from Good Citizens of Our Country as a Result, IRT teams deployed by IGP Ibrahim Idris to Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti States were able to arrest 2 More Gang-leaders of the Deadly Bank Robbery who’s pictures were circulated by the Media.”
According to the police, “the confessed gang-leaders arrested include; Kunle Ogunleye aka Arrow 35yrs native of Kwara State who was arrested yesterday in Oro town in Kwara State.
“Micheal Adikwu, a native of Apa LGA Benue State and a dismissed police CPL who was arrested by the Police in 2012 and charged to Court in Kwara State for Compromising by releasing some wanted Armed Robbers. He had spent three years in prison and subsequently found his way out in 2015 and became a notorious armed robber. He was arrested again by IRT Operatives in Kwara State two weeks ago.
“All suspects arrested among others have confessed to the Offa Bank armed robberies and murders, They are assisting the IRT teams in Arresting more of the bank robbers as the police continue the investigation,the police said
It would be recalled that robbers robbed banks in Offa weeks ago and killed many persons ,some which include policemen and innocent passers-by. Their operation which reportedly lasted for more than one hour had led to outrage and sent shivers down the spine of Nigerians including Offa residents.
The NEWS DIGEST recalls that the Nigerian Police had sent out their picture for Nigerians to assist in their arrest,a move that has led to their capture.
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