The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a notorious Eiye confraternity leader who has been on the wanted list in the state.
The suspect, Akibu Tikare was arrested by the policemen attached to Ogijo Divison during a robbery operation on Saturday, October 2
A statement from the command said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received at Ogijo division at about 9:30 pm that a group of armed robbers were operating around the Gbaga and Kamalu area of Ogijo.
The statement read in part, “On receiving the information, the DPO Ogijo Division, Muhammed Suleiman Baba led his men to the scene with some members of vigilante group where the suspect was arrested while other members of his group whom he claimed they came from Ikorodu and Owutu area of Lagos State escaped.
“Some of the victims have identified him as one of those that robbed them of thier properties including but not limited to phones and cash.”
The statement added that a locally made double barre short gun was recovered from him.
The state Commissioner of Police, Edward A. Ajogun had directed the immediate transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence department for discreet investigation.