Another suspected member of the armed robbery gang that attacked commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State, last month, has been arrested, the police reveals.
The operatives of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) had apprehended the suspect, one Kunle Ogunleye, 35, alias Arrow at Oro Town in Kwara State on Monday.
You will recall that a dismissed police Corporal, Michael Adikwu, was two weeks ago apprehended for his involvement in the robbery.
Close Circuit Television (CCTV) captured image of the dismissed police Corporal was circulated on social media after the robbery.
According to the Nigeria Police, investigation was extended to neighbouring states of Ondo, Oyo, Osun and Ekiti to ensure that the suspect behind the attack were apprehended.
The former corporal, Adikwu was dismissed from the police force in 2012, he is from Apa local government area of Benue State.
He was accussed of aiding the escape of some notorious armed robbery and had spent 3 years in prison ad released in 2015.
The police said Adikwu spent three years in prison and was released in 2015.
“All suspects arrested have confessed to the Offa bank robberies and murders. They are assisting the IRT teams to arrest more suspects,” police said.