Police Parade University Student, 23 Other Suspects In Ogun

27-year-old Azeez Salami, a 400 level Sociology Student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago-Iwoye, was yesterday paraded by the Ogun State Police Command with 23 other suspects, for armed robbery, burglary, car theft, murder and obtaining money under false pretence.

The Commissioner of Police, Ikhemefuna Okoye while speaking to newsmen at Eleweran headqu- arters of the Command said the suspects were those arrested in the state within this month alone.

He said that Salami had been on the wanted list of Police in a murder case which, according to him, was still under investigation, before he was arrested with one cut-to-size single barrel gun in his hide-out in Ago Iwoye.

According to the CP, preliminary investigation showed that, Salami was the second-in-command of the ‘Eiye Confraternity’ in the institution.

Reacting to the allegations, Salami admitted he was a member of secret cult ‘Eiye Confraternity’, but, denied being an armed robber.

Okoye, however said that the killers of former Chairman of Ikeja Local Government, Alhaji Oluwatoyin Hamsat, were yet to be arrested.

The police boss further stated that, the command has recorded success in crime control in the outgoing month.

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