Ekiti Police Arrest Two Suspected Bandits after Robbing Employer


Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
The Ekiti State Police Command on Monday arrested two robbers who stole a Toyota Camry belonging to their employer at a section of Ado Ekiti capital city recently.
The robbers and their gang, numbering four, according to the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wilson Inalegwu, had on November 16, 2016 invaded a house located at Ureje, along Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti and dispossessed the inhabitants of valuable effects.
He said upon receiving distressed calls from the residents of the area, the police immediately dispatched men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad to the scene of the incident to rescue the people.
Valuable assets stolen during the operation include: A black Toyota Camry with Registration number LND 118 EA valued N1.5 million and one Infinix phone worth N50,000.
The police commissioner explained that the SARS operatives had trailed the suspected bandits, namely: Ganiu Issa and Jamiu Idris to Isua Akoko in Ondo State, where they were tracked down.
“Having received the distressed calls, my men went after these robbers as far as to Isua Akoko where two of them, who are now in our custody were arrested.
“The suspects admitted knowing the complainant having worked for him in his house . This shows that the two were employees of the man.
“I wish to use this medium to advise the public to be careful of the type of workers they employ.