Nigerian Police Force, Kwara state command has confirmed the arrested of some suspected robbers terrorizing Ilorin metropolis.
Police spokesperson, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in a statement said the command had arrested three people, Ayo Rasaki Sakiru ‘m’, Iliyasu Rasaki ‘m’ and Jimoh Moshood ‘m’ and they have confessed to the crime of burgled several shops in Fate and Stadium road areas in Ilorin, while stealing valuables therein.
The statement read in parts “Sequel to the recent reports of shop-breaking and stealings around some areas within Ilorin metropolis, the commissioner of police, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc (+) gave a marching order to the Dpos of the affected areas to go all out to stem the emerging trend and ensure all the perpetrators of the criminal acts were arrested.
“Consequent upon CP’s order, the Dpos swung into action wherin the following suspects were arrested: Ayo Rasaki Sakiru ‘m’, Iliyasu Rasaki ‘m, Jimoh Moshood ‘m’, all the suspects confessed to the crime, and revealed they had burgled several shops in Fate and Stadium road areas in Ilorin, while stealing valuables therein.
The statement stated further that the following people were also arrested: Fatima Shuaibu ‘f’ and Olajumoke Yusuf ‘f’ being the recievers and custodians of the stolen items.
“Investigation into the matter eventually led to the recovery of the following stolen items: Two deep freezers, Four Elepaq Generators, Six pairs of shoes, Ninety pairs of Ankara materials, One Bajaj motorcycle with Reg No: DPG 589 OGUN and One Haque Lucky Lady Machine with Reg No: KSF 550 GP.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicate and possible recovery of already sold stolen items.
The police spokesperson, however said that “the suspects arrested in the instant case and others, would be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded”