Police Release Names Of 12 Arrested Offa Banks Robbery Suspects

The Nigeria Police on Friday revealed the names of 12 suspects who were arrested in connection with the bank robbery that took place in Offa, Kwara state.

The robbers had stormed the community on April 5, killing 17 people and raiding five banks in the process.

Eight police officers at Owode Division, Offa, were also killed in the attack, and the robbers made away with police arms and ammunition.

The police arrested seven suspects within the first two days of the attack, and made more arrests on later dates.

In a statement released on Friday, the police again commiserated with the government and people of Kwara state, most especially the people of Offa and the families of the victims.

According to the statemenr, all the suspects during investigation confessed to the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the crime.

However, the police said investigation is being intensified to arrest other suspects still at large and bring them to justice.

The statement added that the Force will leave no stone unturned in unravelling this dastard act and bring all those responsible to justice.

The suspects’ names are as follows;

1. Adegoke Shogo 29yrs – Arrested in Offa

2. Kayode Opadokun 35yrs – Arrested in Offa

3. Kazeem Abdulrasheed 36yrs – Arrested in Offa

4. Azeez Abdullahi 27yrs – Arrested in Offa

5. Alexander Reuben 39yrs – Arrested on the 11th April, 2018 in Lagos

6. Jimoh Isa 28yrs – Arrested on the 11th April, 2018 in Lagos

7. Azeez Salawudeen 20yrs – Arrested in Offa and victim’s phone and sim cards recovered from him

8. Adewale Popoola 22yrs – Arrested in Offa and victim’s phone and sim cards recovered from him

9. Adetoyese Muftau 23yrs – Arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State

10. Aminu Ibrahim 18yrs – Arrested in Ilorin

11. Richard Buba Terry 23yrs – Arrested in Ilorin

12. Peter Jaba Kuunfa 25yrs – Arrested in Ilorin

These three (3) last suspects in whose possession another Beretta pistol and Fourteen (14) rounds of live ammunitions were recovered.

Exhibits found with the victins are as follows;

1. Two (2) Beretta Pistols

2. Twenty (20) Rounds of Live Ammunition

3. Four (4) Phones and SIM cards belonging to victims, some of whom were killed during the attack.

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