Connect with us


‘How Police Inspector Supplies Gun To Us’ – Suspected Robber Reveals, List Name

The suspect, said to have been terrorising residents of the Obalende area in Ijebu Ode, was sighted around 12:30 am in a Toyota Camry around Ososa Ijebu driving towards Ijebu-Ode.



WhatsApp Image 2023 08 13 at 21.27.25
33-year-old suspected armed robber, Akeem Owonikoko

A 33-year-old suspected armed robber, Akeem Owonikoko, has alleged that a police inspector, identified simply as Ola, supplied him and other gang members with guns, the Ogun State Police Command said on Sunday.

According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, Owonikoko was arrested along Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway during a sting operation led by the Area Commander for Ijebu Ode, ACP Omosanyi Adeniyi.

The suspect, said to have been terrorising residents of the Obalende area in Ijebu Ode, was sighted around 12:30 am in a Toyota Camry around Ososa Ijebu driving towards Ijebu-Ode.

On sighting the police team, the suspect and other members of his gang reportedly diverted their car away from the expressway, fleeing into the bush and later abandoning the car.


Owonikoko who allegedly dressed in disguise as a member of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria was thereafter arrested during a search of the area.

Searching the bags abandoned in the vehicle, the police said items recovered from the bags included 32 expended cartridges, 78 live cartridges and a locally fabricated short gun.

Others allegedly found in his residence when searched were a magnum pump action rifle, a double-barrel shotgun, one locally fabricated double-barrel pistol, a stunt pistol choker, an unregistered silver Toyota Camry, a green Toyota Sienna Bus (KNN 58 TD – OGUN), a black beret with the insigma of Aiye Confraternity, phones, and hard drugs, among others.

Similarly, one Sunday Dosunmu, 53, who was recently released from prison, was said to have been rearrested on Saturday around Leme, Abeokuta, while attempting to steal a car with his specially made fabricated key.


The Divisional Police Officer of Kemta, Abeokuta, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle, was said to have arrested Dosunmu on September 17, 2022, in the Olorunsogo area of Abeokuta while the suspect was trying to steal a car from a park along with his syndicate and was thereafter sent to jail.

The suspect was said to have been caught again by youths in that area, using fabricated master keys to unlock some cars within that area.

People who saw him were said to have raised the alarm, though he was said to have taken to his heels but the youths of the area caught up with him and handed him over to the police.

Two fabricated master keys were said to have been found in his possession, which were the instruments he was reportedly using to unlock cars and drive them away.


While lauding his officers for the crackdown on criminal elements in society, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abiodun Alamutu, disclosed that the suspects would soon be in court to answer for their misdemeanours.

Stay ahead with VerseNews. Get the latest breaking news, insightful analysis, and trending stories. Your go-to source for timely updates and unbiased reporting.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

WATCH: Nigeria Newspaper Headline Today

Apply For Latest Job Openings


Cubana Chief Priest Advises Yahaya Bello Cubana Chief Priest Advises Yahaya Bello
Celebrity Gist16 hours ago

‘No Need To Run’, Cubana Chief Priest Advises Yahaya Bello

Cubana Chief Priest advises Yahaya Bello to cooperate with the EFCC if summoned, sharing his own experience of being arraigned...

Nigeria Correctional Service Nigeria Correctional Service
Entertainment17 hours ago

Nigeria Correctional Service Clarifies Bobrisky’s Relocation From Ikoyi Prison To Kirikiri

The Nigeria Correctional Service clarified that Bobrisky remains at Ikoyi Prison, denying rumors of his relocation to Kirikiri Prison.

engagement farming engagement farming
Tech17 hours ago

Elon Musk Cracks Down On Engagement Farming On X, Threatens Suspension

Elon Musk has warned against engagement farming on the platform, threatening to suspend accounts that practice it.

NAFDAC Raids Sahad Stores NAFDAC Raids Sahad Stores
News17 hours ago

NAFDAC Raids Sahad Stores And H-Medix In Abuja, Confiscates N50m Worth Fake Cosmetics, Drugs

NAFDAC Raids Sahad Stores in Abuja, seizing counterfeit cosmetics and drugs in a series of operations across various locations.

Tunde Onakoya Tunde Onakoya
Entertainment18 hours ago

Guinness World Record: Davido Backs Nigerian Chess Master Tunde Onakoya in New York

Tunde Onakoya is receiving significant support, including from Afrobeat star Davido, as he attempts to break the Guinness World Record...

Yahaya Bello's Police Escort Yahaya Bello's Police Escort
News21 hours ago

BREAKING: IGP Withdraws Yahaya Bello’s Police Escort

IGP orders withdrawal of Yahaya Bello's police escort, citing compliance with utmost importance.

Governor Ododo Governor Ododo
Politics21 hours ago

Governor Ododo’s Move To Shield Yahaya Bello Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Governor Ododo's recent intervention to whisk former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello away during an ongoing investigation by the EFCC...

Yahaya Bello On Watchlist Yahaya Bello On Watchlist
Politics21 hours ago

BREAKING: FG Places Yahaya Bello On Watchlist, Immigration Alerts DSS

FG has placed Yahaya Bello on watchlist amidst allegations of N80.2 billion money laundering.

Moniepoint POS Charges Moniepoint POS Charges
Business1 day ago

Moniepoint POS Charges List

Moniepoint POS Charges List: For withdrawals, they charge 0.5% for transactions under N20,000 and a flat N100 for higher amounts.

4U supermarket 4U supermarket
News1 day ago

BREAKING: FCCPC Shuts Down Popular 4U Supermarket In Abuja

FCCPC has launched a campaign at 4U Supermarket in Wuse 2, Abuja, to enforce price display and quantity compliance.