20 robbery suspects nabbed over Offa bloodbath
The police yesterday said it had so far arrested more than 20 principal suspects in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State. The armed robbers had attacked five commercial banks in Offa on April 5, during which 17 persons, including policemen and a pregnant woman were killed.
The police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in Abuja yesterday, said details of the suspects were released to the public including the following exhibits that were recovered from them.
The exhibits are: two Beretta Pistols, 20 Rounds of Live Ammunition, four cell phones and SIM cards belonging to victims, some of whom were killed during the attack.
The spokesman said the suspects were cooperating with the police in the investigation into the incident. He added that the photographs of the wanted suspects had been released to the public for assistance to arrest them.
Moshood said the suspects were also being placed on INTERPOL watch list. People with actionable information were advised to call authorities on: 08062080913, 08126285268, 08032365122, 07056792065, and 08088450152 (NAN).