Police arrest six suspected bank robbers


Oyo State Police have arrested six suspected members of a bank robbery gang.

Police spokesman Adewale Osifeso said in Ibadan on Monday that among the suspects is a 29-year-old contract and commercial employee at a new generation bank.

He added that the suspects were arrested from their hideout in Agara, Odo-Ona region of Ibadan on June 13 after concluding plans to rob another bank the following day.

Mr Osifeso also said the suspects confessed to involvement in various crimes, including the purchase of weapons and the clandestine gathering of intelligence before the burglaries.

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He added that a thorough investigation was underway to find other members of the gang.

“The Oyo State Police Command urges the people of Oyo State to continue to partner with the police in providing timely and credible information to combat crime and maintain relative tranquility in state,” he said.


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