Osun State Police Command has on Tuesday paraded 106 suspected criminals arrested across the state.
The suspects paraded were armed robbers, cannabis sellers , cultists, ritualists among others.
Parading the suspects CP Olaleye said Hammed Kazeem 27 years and Olaniyi Tayo 28 years were arrested for burglary,stealing
and unlawful possession of five boxer motorcycles.
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The Osun police boss explain 31 of October at about 1030hrs, upon credible information received, one Hammed Kazeem ‘m’ and Olaniyi Tayo ‘m’ were apprehended by Anti-Cultism team at Service Area, Osogbo where they were in a bid to sell one unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle.
During interrogation, the suspects confessed that, on the 21/10/2022 at about 2330hrs, they burgled a motorcycle dealer shop located opposite Baptist High School, Iree, Osun State and carted away three (3) new unregistered motorcycles and the other two motorcycles were removed/stole from where parked.
Having confessed to the crime, a team of detectives moved to their hideout where the said motorcycles were recovered from an uncompleted building along Iree/Iba road, Iree. They will be charged to court after the completion of investigation.
According to CP Olaleye, Ojo Gbadebo 40 years, Babatunde Amuse 37 years and Isola Isah 38 years were arrested for unlawful possession of suspected human flesh.
“On 3/11/2022 at about 0930hrs, the residents of Oke-Ana Iwaraja/Erinmo via Ijebu-Jesa reported at Ijebu-Jesa Divisional Police Headquarters that, they were perceiving unpleasant odour in their community.
“Immediately, the police operatives attached to Ijebu-Jesa Division, Vigilantes and community members combed the area and during the search, the exhibit in question was found in the house and premises of Ojo Gbadebo.
“The confession of Gbadebo Ojo led to the arrest of other two suspects one Babatunde Amusa ‘m’ and Ishola Isah ‘m’. Investigation is still ongoing.
“The suspects will be charged to court after the completion of investigation” CP Olaleye assured.
Also, another suspect,Tunde Owolabi who reside in Ibadan before he was arrested confessed to the allegation of robbery, he said he was arrested for stealing a red Camry car.
Tunde who said he joined his 3-man gang to rob a family in Osogbo claimed he does not know anywhere in Osun.
Explaining how he was arrested, he said police operatives nabbed him and one other member of his 3-man gang when they were trying to sell the stolen car.
Ezekiel Oyerinde, a suspect arrested in Ile-Ife for selling Arizona said he was using the drug to gain power because of the nature of the job he is doing.
He said, he also sell the drug and make profits from the sales to his other colleagues for the same reason.
“Like I said in my maiden press briefing that, I have come here to work, to make people of Osun State sleep with their two eyes closed, I am using this medium to reiterate and assure all law abiding citizens of this state of adequate security of their lives and properties.
“All criminally-minded people are warned to turn a new leave, because the long arms of the law will definitely catch-up with them, like these ones you are seeing.” CP Olaleye.