Oyo State Police Command has recovered seven stolen vehicles and
arrested 26 suspects for alleged involvement in armed robbery,
kidnapping and fraudulent acts.
Parading the suspects on Thursday
in Ibadan, the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Indabawa, said all the
vehicles were snatched at gun points in different parts of the state.
April 17, two of the suspects arrested in a robbery operation confessed
to being members of an armed robbery syndicate operating in Ibadan, Oyo
“They claimed to be specialists in snatching expensive cars and selling them to some people in Kano and Kaduna states.
view of this, some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad had to
travel to Kano and Kaduna to arrest buyers of the stolen cars.
“After due investigation, all the suspects will be charged to court,” he said.
vehicles recovered include one Toyota Matrix marked LND 86 BD, a Toyota
Highlander marked APP 781 AZ and a Honda Odyssey marked APP 264 CQ
The other vehicles are one Toyota Camry marked KMC 61 PW and a Honda Civic registered as FS 631 KJA.