May 22, 2024


The Osun state police command has arrested two suspects over alleged conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.

The suspects were arrested by the Anti-kidnapping squad at his motorcycle mechanic shop in Ilesa on Wednesday and were paraded at the Police Headquarters in Osogbo on Friday.

Parading the suspect, Yemisi Opalola,the police spokesperson said the 42-year-old suspect, Adekunle Faronbi confessed that the gun was sold to him by Sunday Afolabi for #30,000.

Faronbi said, “I bought the gun from a Blacksmith, from Sunday Afolabi ‘M’ at Osu in Atakumosa East Local Government area of the State.”

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During interrogation the suspect also confessed to the Police force that, he’s a member of AYE FRATERNITY in Ilesa since 10 years ago.

The blacksmith was equally arrested and he confessed that, he made the Pistol and sold to his partner in crime at the rate of N30,000.

Opalola said the suspects are helping Police investigation and they would be charged to court as soon the investigation is concluded.

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