The Kwara state police command today paraded nineteen suspected criminals. Among the suspects are five cultists who were arrested while in the process of initiating new members to Aiye confraternity in preparation for an attack as part of their “seven – seven day celebration at federal polytechnic Offa despite police warning.
The suspects were rounded up by the Anti-Cult Unit of the SCIID. The command also paraded one James Obaje sequel to reports received from some filling stations within Ilorin metro and its suburbs of armed robbery attacks. His confession led to the arrest of the other members of his gang that attacked several filling stations in Kaduna, FCT, Kogi and Kwara State.
The command also paraded a notorious criminal who was arrested with a sack full of weeds suspected strongly to be India hemp. Further investigations led to the arrest of four other suspects.
One Musbau Akosile also known as Para who disguised as a carpenter, was arrested based on intelligence, and found to be a member of armed robbery gang. A locally made cut-to-size barrel gun with one live cartridge was recovered from his workshop.
While explaining that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed, the commissioner of police Aminu Pai Saleh called on landlords in the state to investigate their tenants before renting out apartments to them.