Nigeria – A notorious Eiye confraternity leader who have been on the wanted list of the Ogun State Command has been arrested by policemen attached to Ogijo division on Saturday 24th of October 2020 at a scene robbery.
The suspect, 26yrs old Akibu Tikare, as released by the police image maker in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was arrested following a distress call received at Ogijo division at about 9:30 pm that a group of armed robbers were operating between Gbaga and Kamalu area of Ogijo robbing people of thier belongings at gun point.
“On receiving the information, the DPO Ogijo division, Csp Muhammed Suleiman Baba quickly led his men to the scene with some members of vigilante group where the suspect was arrested while other members of his group who he claimed they came from Ikorod and Owutu area of Lagos State escaped.
“Some of the victims have identified him as one of those that robbed them of thier properties including but not limited to phones and cash. Recovered from the suspect is a locally made double barre short gun”, Oyeyemi said.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Cp Edward A. Ajogun has directed the immediate transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence department for discreet investigation.
He equally directs that the escaped members of the gang must be hunted for and be apprehended in order to put permanent end to the gang operation.