The Oyo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC)  have arrested and paraded a group of suspected motorcycle thieves in the state. 

Suspected criminals in Oyo state


The NSCDC Commandant Mr Iskilu Akinsanya while speaking to news men on Monday July 13, recalled how a 25 years old man who lived at Awososo Area, Bembo Apata was halted by one of the suspects at 06:30 hours on Sunday 12th July 2020 to take him to transfomer which was located at Iyana Cele, Apata NNPC Area from Awososo.

Mr Olalekan was later attacked with a knife and a locally made gun by the suspects who later carted away with his motorcycle. Mr Akinsanya said;

One of the suspects fell from the bike, he was pursued and was caught at Johnson Awe Ara Apata by men of NSCDC at that Area

The other suspects were later arrested by the Intelligence and Investigation Department of NSCDC. 

Suspected criminals in oyo state

The Commandant also went further to give more details about the apprehension of the suspected criminals. He said;


The suspects were Mustapha Suleiman, 35 years, Sanni Ataka, 37 years, Sarafadeen Amodu, 29 years, Muktaka Gambo, 17 years, Abubakar Ibraheem, 27 years, Haruna Adamu 28 years, Ado Adamu, 29 years and Lamidi Saidu, 28 years.
“The suspects were arrested with 1 local Gun, 6 Handsets, 1 NIMC ID Card, 3 red Boxer Motorcycles with the following Registration Numbers: OSUN BDS 725 QR, OYO MNY 929 QM, OGUN JGB 136 WF.