Ibadan, Nigeria – Police have arrested and paraded suspected killer alongside other suspects who committed offences including kidnapping, cultism, rape as well as armed robbery within the confine of Oyo State.
Oyo State Police command through its Public Relations Officer SP. Adewale Osifeso made this known while parading the suspects at the Police command Headquarters, Eleyele Ibadan the Capital City of Oyo State.
The police spokesman confirmed that the suspects have confessed to the crimes and that intense investigations are currently ongoing to apprehend others who may be connected with the crimes.
Success Samuel, the prime suspect of the murder case confessed to newsmen that he killed one Mr Moshood Orolade.
While beefing journalists before parading the suspects, Osifeso said, “On 3rd January, 2023, at about 0130hrs, a notorious robbery syndicate invaded a community at Alakia area of Ibadan with guns, cutlasses and some other dangerous weapons.
“The suspects broke into the Orolade family compound where they were attacked and dispossessed of cell phones, a huge sum of money and some other valuable items at gunpoint.
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“Regrettably, the head of the family whose name was later given as Moshood Orolade was brutally murdered in cold blood by the armed robbers before fleeing from the scene of crime.
“However, as soon as a distress call was received at the Command Monitoring Unit, Ibadan, about the criminal activity, a team of Police operatives from the Monitoring Unit were dispatched to hunt down the perpetrators of the dastardly criminal activity and in the process, the kingpin of the armed robbery syndicate who later identified himself as Success Samuel was arrested in his hideout.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and series of similar criminal activities he had masterminded with his fleeing syndicate members in different parts of Ibadan and in Oyo State. Investigation continues. Further developments will be communicated later.”