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Relief as Police apprehends robbers terrorizing Ijede, Ikorodu communities

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Residents of Ikorodu and Ijede can now heave a sigh of relief after the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command arrested ten suspects belonging to a robbery gang terrorizing the areas.

According to the Police, the arrests were made on October 8, 2017, at the gang’s hideout at Egbin in Ijede.

The arrested suspects including the group’s leader are Ayinla Azeez, Balogun Yinka, Begusa Oluwasegun, Omolaja Oluwafemi, Godday Samuel, Dennis Ifeanyi, Ogunsanya Yusuf, Odubanjo Akeem, Damilola Ogunbadero, and Dayo Tedunjaiye.

Commenting on the arrests, the State Police chief, Mr. Imohimi Edgal said the suspects all confessed to belonging to a cult group.

“They all confessed to be Aiye confraternity members. One locally made revolver pistol with five rounds of live ammunition, a locally made cut to size single barrel gun, two locally made single barrel pistols with three live cartridges, a locally made axe and plier were recovered from them,” he said.



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