Oyo State Joint Patrol Team dislodge 6 men armed robbery gang

Men of the Oyo State Joint Patrol Team, Operation Burst (OB), early on Sunday morning dislodged six men armed robbery gang who have been terrorizing residents of Adegbayi area of the State for the past three weeks. The Special Adviser to Governor Ajimobi on Security, Mr. Segun Abolarinwa who disclosed this, explained that the OB team responded to a distress call from the residents of the area, while the armed robbers were operating at Emirate Hotel, Adegbayi area, Ibadan. Mr Abolarinwa said that men of the OB have been performing surveillance exercise since they got reports about the armed gang terrorizing the area, noting that the distress calls by the residents led to a prompt action which yielded positive result.

He stated that two members of the gang are in custody, one escaped with gun wounds and the remaining three lost their lives due to gun shots wound sustained during the exchange of gun fire with the men of the OB team. Mr Abolarinwa enjoined people of the state to be vigilant about their environment and avail themselves the contacts detail of Security teams in their vicinity.