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​The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Oyo State Police Command has nabbed an armed robbery gang who steal vehicles and sell to unsuspecting victims.
The police spokesman for the Command SP Ajisebutu Adekunle who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday to newsmen, said the arrest of three members of the syndicate was made possible following intelligence gathered about the nefarious activities of the gang.
Ajisebutu said that one of the criminals was arrested by the Sango Police Division while trying to dispose of a car which was earlier stolen from where it was parked at Agbaje area of Ibadan.
Further intensive investigation coupled with credible intelligence carried out by the special squad led to the arrest of the kingpin in a criminal hideout in Ibadan.
He continued that the gang’s kingpin confessed to the crime and other similar crimes perpetrated by his gang. He later led SARS operatives to other criminal hideouts to arrest other members of the syndicate
The suspects are identified as: Badejo Festus aka Otinan aged 22 – (kingpin recently
released from Agodi prison last month), Nasiru Akinola Olanihun aged 21- criminal receiver
whose duty was to dispose of cars stolen by the gang, Owaidiegwu Felix – criminal receiver.
Eight exotic cars stolen at different locations in the state were recovered from the gang they are: One Toyota Corolla car with Reg. No. EKY 920 AZ , Toyota Camry car with chassis. No.
4T1BG12KTU755773 , A Toyota Camry car with chassis. No.
4TIBG22KIYU694485, A Toyota Camry car with chassis. No.
4TIBG28K6WU193693, One Honda CRV Jeep with Reg. No. KTU 491 ES,
Chassis No. JALRD185XVC042878, One unregistered Land Rover jeep with chassis No.
SAL1NABG114594727, One Ash colour Honda CRV jeep with Reg. No. KSF 11
BJ, Chassis No. JHLRE487X8CO15233DSD, A Toyota Camry car with Reg. No. MG 751 KJ
He added that investigations are underway and due diligence will be followed.

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