The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three more armed robbers that burgled a First Bank branch in Okeho, Oyo State.
This was made known by the State Public Relations Officer, SP Fadeyi. You will recall that last month it was reported that a team of armed robbers attempted to rob a First bank branch in Okeho, Kajola Area of Oyo State but was foiled by the youths of the area. It was reported that the armed robbers used dynamite and gas cylinder to break the door of the bank.
It was also gathered that the armed robbers while trying to escape the scene having noticed that some irate youths in the area were pursuing them had an accident along the way and three of them were arrested and set ablaze immediately by the angry mob. Meanwhile, it was learnt that one person and a police officer were killed.
The State Police Chapter earlier reported that they have succeeded in arresting 3 members of the team that robbed the bank. The recent arrest would make the total number of the arrested gang members to be six.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Fadeyi hereby assures the populace that efforts are ongoing to ensure that all those who participated in the robbery are brought to book in due time.