Offa Robbery: 20 suspects arrested by Police, four gang leaders wanted
CCTV Images of the wanted robbers released by the Nigeria police
Abuja, May 4, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Nigeria Police said it has arrested more than 20 principal suspects in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara.
Recalled that 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 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.
“Currently, some of the other gang leaders and principal suspects at large are being identified and their pictures obtained for further investigation,” he said.
He said that the photographs of the wanted suspects have being released to the public for assistance to arrest them.
Moshood said that the suspects were also being placed on INTERPOL Watch list and Red.
He said that other sister security and safety agencies were equally implored to arrest them and hand over to the nearest Police Station or Formations across the country.
Moshood assured informants whose information would lead to the arrest the suspects of their protection, in addition to the pledge of N5 million by the Kwara State Government.
He said the Force would leave no stone unturned in ensuring that all the perpetrators of the Offa Banks Robbery were arrested.
Police asked for public help to apprehend the gangsters still at large and said they have also been placed on INTERPOL Watchlist and Red Alert.
“Other sister security and safety agencies are equally implored to arrest them and hand over to the nearest Police Station or Formation across the country or avail the Police with any information they may have or come across about these suspects,” Moshood said.