Oyo State Police Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu has disclosed than eight more suspects have been arrested in connection with the burning of Iseyin Divisional police station.
Briefing journalists on the activities of the command on Thursday at the Oyo state Police headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan, CP Enwonwu said 40 motorcycles and 3 Dane guns were recovered from the arrested suspects.
CP Enwonwu gave names of the arrested suspects as Afeez Olaniyi, Ademola Nojeem, Wasiu Rasak, Yekini Yakubu, Ogunleke Aderoju, Lamidi To head, Gafari Tunde
The Commissioner of Police stated that “on 31/10/2020, further information was received at quick intervention Unit of Oyo State Police Command in addition to the initial arrest of some hoodlums that masterminded the attack on policemen on duty at Iseyin Divisional Police Headquarters during the infamous EndSARS protests”.
“On 02/11/2020 at about 2140hrs eight (8) additional suspects were also arrested in connection with the crimes. Forty (40) different motorcycles all parts of the items looted at Iseyin Divisional Headquarters were recovered from the suspects”, he said.
CP Enwonwu added, “upon interrogations, the suspects confessed to the crime and made useful information that will lead to arrest of other hoodlums who masterminded the criminal activity.
The Police Commissioner pointed out that “efforts are on to arrest other fleeing suspects