Law enforcement officials from the Kwara State Command mentioned on Sunday that they’ve arrested three suspects who allegedly robbed and raped some feminine college students from Kwara State College, Malete, within the Moro Native Authorities Space of Kwara State.
The suspects are Ridwan Abdulfatai (20); Ibrahim Akorede (25) and Aliyu Apalado (25), all from the Oke Fomo space, Ilorin.
State police public relations officer SP Ajayi Okasanmi mentioned in a press release that the arrest adopted complaints from some feminine college students that they had been robbed at their hostel in Malete at midnight on Friday, October 7, 2022.
“Finishing up the CP directive after receiving one other report of an armed theft assault on three girls, all 400 degree college students from Kwara State College, Malete, who had been robbed from their hostel known as ‘Downtown’ by armed thugs and their property seized by drive.
“Whereas approaching the suspected gang hideout, the workforce was noticed by the thugs and the armed robbers fled. Detectives arrested one Ridwan Abdulfatai, 20, from Oke Fomo, Ilorin.
“Consequently, the suspect, below intense questioning, confessed that he was the chief of a gang of thieves who terrorized the neighborhood of Malete and its environment, additionally stating that he was a jail chook.
“He led investigators to arrest two different gang members, Ibrahim Ridwan Akorede, 25, from the Oke Fomo space of Ilorin, and Aliyu Abubakar Apalado, 25; all confessed to the crimes.
“The investigation additionally led to the restoration of the next objects: a domestically made pistol, a pocket knife and charms, 11 turbines, two bikes, a small fridge, a stand fan and a pumping machine.
“Nineteen iPhones, six telephones, three iPhone11s, 16 iPhone 6 plus, 5 iPhone XR and different telephones, whole 87 telephones; 10 laptops and two televisions had been recovered.”
Okasanmi mentioned the police commissioner had promised to cost the suspects in courtroom upon completion of the investigation.