Police Arrest Seven Man Criminal Gang For Multiple Bank Robberies In Ondo And Ekiti
Police Operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad have arrested a 7-man criminal gang that attacked and robbed three commercial banks in the South-West States of Ondo and Ekiti between 2019 and 2020, killed innocent citizens including six policemen and carted away several millions of naira.
According to a statement by the police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, investigation reveals that the dare-devil armed robbers – Tunbosun Ojo ‘m’ 42 years, Ismaila Ojo ‘m’ 25 years, Victor Oyeyemi ‘m’ 36 years, Dele Ariyo ‘m’ 44,years, Shola Oladimeji ‘m’ 50 years, Olubodun Folayemi ‘m’ 44 years and Adeniyi John ‘m’ 42 years carried out the robbery of a commercial bank in Ile-oluji, Ondo State on February 7, 2020, where four (4) policemen were killed.
Similarly, they were also involved in the robbery of a Microfinance Bank in Idanre, Ondo State in December 2019 and a commercial bank at Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State where two policemen lost their lives.
Efforts are being intensified to arrest other members of the gang still at large and to recover other sophisticated weapons used in the operations.