The Police have apprehended two suspected gang leaders who were declared wanted in connection with the April 2, 2018 multiple bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Punch reports.
The two suspects were identified as Kunle Ogunleye, 35, a.k.a Arrow, a native of Oro town in Kwara State; and Micheal Adikwu, a dismissed Police Corporal and a convict.
In a statement released by the police announcing the arrest, they said:
Following the publication of the pictures of the Offa banks’ robberies in the media, we have been getting several credible leads from the members of the public and as a result, the Intelligence Response Teams deployed by the IGP to Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti states have been able to arrest two more gang leaders in the deadly bank robberies.
The police added that the others are still at large, and anyone with information should please step forward. They said:
Protection of the informant will be guaranteed by the Police and handsome rewards, in addition to the pledge of N5m by Kwara State Government await anyone whose information leads to the arrest of these wanted suspects.