The Ogun State Police Command said it arrested eight armed robbery suspects that specialised in car snatching and other criminal acts, yesterday, in Ifo, Ifo Local Government Area of the state.
Confirming the arrest in a statement, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the arrested suspects were members of the gang that have in recent time terrorized the Ifo community.
“Biodun Olugbodi is the leader of a secret cult group that had threatened to carry out a reprisal attack on members of the unregistered Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, last May 9,” Adejobi said.
“Other suspects are; Seun Sunday, Dare Busari, Dayo Sotade Alaba Busari, Sola Akinfenwa, Seun Ewejobi and Tope Adebisi.”
“Men of the Ifo Police Division arrested the duo of Seun Sunday and Dare Busari at Ilepa axis of Ifo township inside a Honda Accord (EOD) car with registration number (Lagos) AY 26 EPE which they have snatched at Quarry area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
“The confessional statement of Seun and Busari led to the arrest of the six others who were eventually picked up at different locations in Abeokuta and Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
“Several ammunition, which included two locally made pistols, the Honda Accord (EOD) car, as well as a Toyota Camry with registration number (Lagos) AU 255 KRD were recovered from the suspects who have confessed to many car snatching, shop breakings and other criminal activities in the state”.