Police Parade ex-Oyo PMS Chairman

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Commissioner, CP. Adebola Hazmat, yesterday, said that the sacked Chairman of the Parked Management System (PMS), Oyo State, Mr. Mukaila Lamidi (a.k.a. Auxiliary), would soon be arraigned in court for alleged murder and other criminal charges.

It would be recalled that Lamidi has been on the wanted list of the police since June 2023 before his recent arrest by the Directorate of State Services (DSS).

The suspect was brought to the headquarters of the Police Command, Eleyele, Ibadan, at 10:45 a.m. in a white KIA salon car marked 106 in a leg chain and handcuffs.

Hamzat, while parading Lamidi before journalists, said that the police, in conjunction with other sister agencies, had been on his trail since he was declared wanted in June 2023 for alleged murder and other vices.

According to him, Lamidi was declared wanted by the state Police Command on June 2, 2023, in connection with offences ranging from murder, attempted murder, arms dealing, armed robbery and kidnapping.

He said: “Recall that this declaration was made in furtherance of a well-coordinated intelligence-led raid between 30th -31st of May 2023 in line with standard operating procedure, where a total of 78 suspects, comprising 49 males and 29 females suspects were arrested with some of them serving different prison terms presently.

“So also, exhibits recovered in his possession at his Diamond Hotel residence around Alakia-Isebo Egbeda under Egbeda Local Government Area at the time included two SMG riffles with two magazines, one AK-47 Rifle, one pump action riffle,  nine locally made pistols, two English pistol with magazine, 70 rounds of Ak-Ammunition, 338 pieces of live cartridges, 62 expended, 13 pieces of 9-mm ammunition and nine Jack knives.

“Other items recovered include three axes, 400 pieces of long cutlasses, one Hammer, one Walkie-Talkie device, one army camouflage jacket, one bullet proof jacket with inscription ‘Kiriji heritage defence,’ three international passports, a huge cache of ‘criminal charms,’ one damaged handcuff, three long swords, three portrait pictures and one traditional crown and staff.

“In furtherance of these, discreet intelligence-led search commenced for the sacked PMS chieftain with the help of technology, collaborative efforts with Sister Services and Community Policing, many locations were identified, traced and combed for months until his recent arrest in a concerted effort with our 

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