By Jacob Akintunde, Akure
No fewer than 17 suspects were on Tuesday paraded before newsmen in Akure, Ondo state capital by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Undie Adie for various crimes in the state.
Among them were two people, Umoru Mohammed and Ibrahim who specialized in robbing people of their valuables by posing as a customer only to promise paying through online.
Another suspect is Tunde Akinwumi aged 20 and Tunde Akinboyewa (25) who were arrested for raping a teenager Joy Akinnobun (18) and a minor, Ilori Faith who were rescued by a good Samaritan from further molestation.
Police boss said efforts was on to apprehend the other suspects still at large, stressing that the arrested culprits would be charged to court at the conclusion of their investigation.
It was also disclosed that a gang of armed robbers invaded the granite site of Crunberg Construction Company Nigeria Limited at Omifon village via Ore attacked the two night guards and overpowered them before vandalising the company equipments.
The suspects, Abubakar Ibrahim (24) of Omifon village and Mohammed Bello (25) who came from Kwara state were picked at sweet mother street, Ore and they confessed to the crime after interrogation by the police.
Other robbery suspects that were paraded by police were Sola Tosin, Lamidi Lucky, Ojo Are were arrested while attempting to disposes one Shaibu Success of his motorcycle with registration number KAA 045 VS within Owo, Akure and Ose towns.
Items recovered from the hoodlums were one locally made single barrel gun, three GSM phones, one packet of cigarettes and other dangerous weapons.