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Key suspects of Offa robbery transferred to southwest for firearms recovery


The Nigeria Police Force has moved the key suspects of the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery from the police headquarters in Abuja back to the southwest to enable the recovery of firearms used in the deadly robbery. According to a report by The Punch, the gang leaders have also revealed to the police five hideouts where this firearms are hidden in Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti states. we gathers that those moved to the southwest for the firearms recovery are Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibukunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Salawudeen Azeez, Niyi Ogundiran, Kunle Ogunleye, 35, a. a Arrow, and Michael Adikwu. A source who spoke to the press said the gang leaders are assisting police by leading them to places where the firearms are being kept. The source said: “We announced during the press briefing in Abuja that we had arrested 22 suspects and we paraded 15 while seven suspects are helping us in the investigation and recovery of arms in the Southwest. “When we are through with the investigation, we would present all the suspects to the public. Opadokun and others are alive and helping us with the investigation. Reports of their death are false information emanating from the social media.”. Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, is yet to comment on this. Recall that we earlier reported that Senate president Bukola Saraki was invited by the police over the deadly robbery that took place at Offa in Kwara state. The Senate president was invited to answer to allegations surrounding his links to the armed robbers behind the deadly robbery in April. Jimoh Moshood, the force public relations officer disclosed this in Abuja on Sunday, June 3, while parading 22 suspects in custody for the robbery.

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