Police nab 3 suspected robbers in Ilorin

By Saka Laaro, Ilorin

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested three armed robbery suspects in Ilorin Kwara State with a single barrel gun and an android phone recovered

This was contained in a statement issued by spokesman of the command DSP Ejire-Adeyemi Toun and made available to newsmen in Ilorin, Kwara State.

“On 02/03/2024 at about 0630hrs, Oko-Erin area of Ilorin, a distress call was received detailing an armed robbery incident involving the forceful dispossession of a citizen’s property. The victim, whose identity is withheld for security reasons, was attacked by three armed men while he was attending to his traps. During the ordeal, the victim was robbed of his Infinix Note 11 handset, valued at One Hundred and Fifty Thousand naira (#150,000:00K).

Thanks to the swift response of our diligent officers as the first suspect was apprehended shortly after the incident. Subsequently, investigation led to the identification and arrest of two other suspects. Additionally, a Cut to Size single barrel gun, believed to have been used during the operation, was recovered from one of the suspects.

The suspects have been identified as John Ndubusi Nbakogu, Toheeb Suleiman, and Bolakale Quadir, also known as Adaka. Through investigation, it was discovered that these suspects are indeed responsible for the heinous act perpetrated against the complainant.
The suspects will be arraigned in court to face prosecution for their involvement in the aforementioned offenses. We urge members of the public to continue cooperating with law enforcement agencies by providing timely and relevant information that could assist in the prevention and detection of crime.

The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, CP Victor Olaiya, reassured the public of our unwavering commitment to ensuring the safety and security of citizens.

“Kwara state will no longer be a place of abode for crime/criminal elements. We will spare no effort in bringing perpetrators of crime to justice while maintaining law and order in our communities.” The CP declared.

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