Police Nab Suspected Osun Bank Robbers


The Osun State Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers who invaded three commercial banks in Ikirun, Osun State.

Items recovered from the suspects include over N7 million cash, three AK 47 rifles, 124 ammunition, one assault rifle with 12 rounds of live ammunition and a vehicle.

Confirming the arrest, State Commissioner of Police, Kola Shodipo, said that the Armoured Personnel Carrier provided to the police by Governor Rauf Aregbesola assisted them in arresting the suspects.

He stated that the ages of the suspects ranged between 21 and 26. He called for better community policing to engender unity between the police and the people to rid the society of criminals.

According to the commissioner, the police are on the trail of other members of the syndicate who are at large. He, therefore, urged members of the public to report any suspicious movement.