Ondo Security Agents Arrest 2 Masquerades Over Alleged Robbery – Authorities in Ondo State Police Command have received two masquerades for suspected involvement in the robbing of a resident of Melege community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo.
The suspects whom Operatives of the Ondo State Police Command gave their names as Sheriff Ojo and Muhammed Lukman allegedly robbed one Adinoyi Mohammed the sum of ₦37,000 and his mobile phone. Saliu Ajayi were also injured by the masquerade before they regain freedom from the hands of the culprits after they flee the scene of the crime.
Spokesperson of the State police Pommand, Funmi Odulami who confirmed their arrest, said; “The two suspects who paraded themselves as masqueraders, inflicted injury with cutlasses on one Adinoyi Mohammed, dispossessed him of the sum of 370,000.00, a handset valued 32,000.00 and a shirt valued at 2,500.00.
“They also inflicted injury on the victim’s father, Saliu Ajayi before leaving the scene of the incident but they were apprehended by security agents within the town.
“Two cutlasses, charms and masquerade clothes were recovered from them and the two suspects had been arrested and will soon be charged to court while effort is ongoing to arrest the other fleeing masqueraders.”