8 suspected armed robbers were arrested by members of Amotekun in Osun
- It was revealed that they were specialized in terrorising residents of Osun and neighbouring States
EKO HOT BLOG reports that Osun Amotekun corps have apprehended eight armed robbery suspects while trying to carry out operations in Ilesa, Osun State.
According to Amitolu Shittu, the Field Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, the suspects were nabbed in a hotel in Modakeke following a tip-off and an intelligence surveillance by personnel of the corps.
Shittu, who spoke to journalists on Sunday while parading the eight suspects in Osogbo, revealed that they were specialized in terrorising residents of Osun and neighbouring States.
The Field Commander disclosed, “The suspects were identified as, Adekunle Joseph, 33 years, from Iragbiji, Uchenna Alom, 42 years from Anambra State but lives in Idi-Iroko Sasa, Ogun State, Monday Nweke, 32 years, from Ebonyi State, resident of Ketu, Lagos State, Sikiru Kareem, 26 years, from Ikire, Osun State and Oyekanmi Maruf, 32 years, from Modakeke, Osun State.
“Others are, Adebayo Tobi, 20 years, from Iwo, Osun State, Ifeanyi Njoku, 32 years, from Ebonyi State and Olarewaju Emmanuel, 23 years, Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State. They were arrested at Modakeke while trying to carry out an operation at Ilesa.”
According to Shittu, the suspects, who confessed to being engaged in breaking into shops and carting away valuables, have been transferred to the appropriate authorities for further investigation and prosecution.
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