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PHOTO: Police Recover 10,000 Live Cartridges From Illegal Arms Dealers At Oke-Bola

 Oyo  State Police Command on Thursday said it had recovered the total of 10,000 live cartridges from unauthorized arms dealers.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Taiwo Olukolu made the disclosure while parading suspected criminals at the State Headquarter, Eleyele Ibadan.
Other suspected criminals arrested and paraded bothers around arm robbery, burgling, stealing, and fraud.
Olukolu explained that about 2 o’clock on the 23rd of July 2019, the command received information from members of Special Anti – Robbery (SARS) about some notorious hoodlums who specializes in supplying arms and ammunitions to different armed robbery syndicates in terrorizing members of the public within and outside Ibadan metropolis and other part of Oyo state especially at Okebola area of Ibadan.
The four suspects, according to the Police boss  are  Adekunle Abimbola, Mukaila Ariyo, Ade Adebayo, and Abel Ojo,  whom were arrested with the exhibits of 10,000 Cartridges, an unregistered Toyota Sienna LE Mini Bus and a Toyota Camry with registration number Lagos GGE 979 FT.
Ring leader of the hoodlums, Abel Ojo, 54 while talking to journalists confessed that he started the illegal job a year ago, adding that he imported the bullets illegally and sell to identifiable hunters.
Speaking further, the Commissioner of Police   advised the entire citizenry of Oyo state to be more vigilant of unregistered Okada riders who carries more than one passenger early in the morning and late in the night especially during the Eid l Kabir (Ileya) festive celebration which is a prone season to high crime rate.
He further endeavour the masses to continue in partnership with the police to help the force in performing their constitutional responsibility adequately.
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