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Nigerian Soldier And A Police Officer Arrested By The Police For Armed Robbery In Ondo State


The active participation of a police officer and a serving soldier in a robbery attack has been detailed as an embarrassment to the country.

A new publication made known to Torixus on Thursday confirmed that a police officer named David Friday and a soldier, Innocent Victor, were apprehended by the Nigerian Police force at Ojadale junction in Idanre where they allegedly launched their illegal activity, stealing people' s money and snatching properties.

Speaking with the detained soldier, he denied involving in the criminal activity. Insisting that the police didn' t caught him at the crime scene, but was apprehended for engaging in am illegal duty.

The Ondo state' s commissioner of police, Bolaji Salami, confirmed the report, unveiling that the arrested police officer is working with other officers at Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area of Ondo, while the Army officer is serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Akure.

Torixus was told that the two suspects were well armed with many types of dangerous weapons and also, having some items which they allegedly snatched from people. Including a sum of N125, 000

The police commissioner said that the suspected attacked and robbed two people; Akinmodun Akinleye and Adeyeye Sesan. Made away with some of their belongings, including an Itel mobile phone, 30 litres of petrol and thousands of Naira.

" Suspects were subsequently arrested and have made confessional statements to the commission of the crime. They will soon be arraigned in court. Other victims came and identified them. When we are done with our investigation, we will charge them to court. " Bolaji said.

Also in news, the Kwara state police command released a statement revealing that its officers paid in twenty thousands Naira (N20, 000) to a specific account in other to Join a planned Adult party in the state capital, Ilorin. Torixus reports.

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