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NSCDC arrest four suspects with guns, hard drugs in Kwara

By Ahmed Ajikobi
Men of  Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara state command have confirmed the arrest of four suspected criminals during a raid carried out at a location in Rore of Omu Aran in Ifelodun local government area of the State.

This was disclosed by the command spokesperson Babawale Afolabi in a release  made available to the newsmen in Ilorin on Friday.

According to him, the suspects arrested are Olanrewaju Adesoye, 24, a.k.a Konfu, Isaac Abraham, 28, a.k.a Akube, Tope Fadeyi, 33 and Abdulateef Wasiu, 23 while two other members of the gang are still at large.

” On Thursday 10/02/2022 , officers of the NSCDC in Omu Aran, who were acting on a tip off bursted hideouts of some criminal elements that have been terrorizing the area in recent time. During the time of their arrests, two locally made pistols, five live cartridges, packets of tramadol, local charms, indian hemp, and six mobile phones were recovered from their hideouts.

“In their confessional statements, one of the suspects, Olanrewaju Adesoye, who claimed to be a cobbler, admitted that the two guns and other items were recoverd from them but denied knowing anything about the guns adding that one Sadiq Ariyo, who is still at large is the owner of the guns.

“In the meantime, the NSCDC Commandant in the State Makinde Iskil Ayinla has ordered further investigations into the matter while manhunt has commenced for the other members of the gang who are still at large.”

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