The Police have arrested key members of the gang that attacked banks in Kwara. The robbery left many residents and policemen dead.
On Monday, a statement released to PRNigeria confirmed the arrest of two of whose photos were released.
The statement reads:
“Sequel to the Publication of the Pictures of the Offa Bank Robbers in the Media, We have being getting several Credible leads from Good Citizens of Our Country as a Result, IRT teams deployed by IGP Ibrahim Idris to Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and the Ekiti States were able to arrest 2 More Gang-leaders of the Deadly Bank Robbery who’s pictures were circulated by the Media.
“The Confessed Gang-leaders Arrested are:
1) Kunle Ogunleye aka Arrow 35yrs native of Kwara State who was arrested yesterday in Oro town in Kwara State.
“2) Micheal Adikwu, a native of Apa LGA Benue State and a dismissed police CPL who was arrested by the Police in 2012 and charged to Court in Kwara State for Compromising by releasing some wanted Armed Robbers.
He had spent three years in prison and subsequently found his way out in 2015 and became a notorious armed robber. He was arrested again by IRT Operatives in Kwara State two weeks ago.
“All suspects arrested among others have confessed to the Offa Bank armed robberies and murders, They are assisting the IRT teams in Arresting more of the bank robbers as the police continue the investigation.”