Monday, 14 December 2015

Herbalist arrested for keeping arms for robbers

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a herbalist for allegedly keeping arms and making charms for suspected armed robbers.

The herbalist, Musiliu Otun, was arrested on Friday at the Itunranikenken area of Sagamu, in the Sagamu Local Government Area, with guns, ammunition and charms.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said, “SARS operatives have been probing the involvement of the herbalist in many robbery operations, which led to his arrest.”
Adejobi also said the Sagamu Police Division on Sunday, December 13, arrested one Kabiru Soyemi for robbery and cultism.
He said the policemen, who responded to a distress call from some victims attacked by the suspect, arrested Soyemi with a locally-made pistol.
He said other members of the robbery gang fled.
Adejobi said, “Both suspects are helping the police in their investigation, and efforts are on to arrest the fleeing members of the syndicate.”
Adejobi said the Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, had directed that proper investigations be carried out on the cases, saying the command would leave no stone unturned to ensure adequate protection of lives and property in Ogun State.
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