Kwara State Police arrest 7 Suspects in Connection to Offa Robbery
The Kwara State Police Command has revealed that 7 suspects have been arrested in connection to the robbery in Offa, Kwara State, Punch reports.
The robbers had on Thursday evening invaded 5 banks and a police station, killing both residents and police officers.
Lawan Ado, the state commissioner of police, reported that one of the suspects was captured at Igosun Road, while the remaining 6 were found at different locations across Offa.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a full scale investigation into the robbery, he added.
Seven suspects arrested; one at Igosun road and six others at different locations in Offa. They are helping us in our investigation.
Seven vehicles abandoned and recovered from the armed robbers. Some rifles were carted away by the robbers.
The Inspector General of Police has ordered a full investigation and has directed his Intelligence Response Team and others to assist in getting the hoodlums arrested.
The Command wishes to express its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims while also wishing the injured quick recovery.