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Armed Robbery Police arrest robbery gang leader

The suspect, who confessed to being the leader of a robbery gang, also mentioned that he has made a sustainable living from his evil trade.

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A leader of a robbery gang, Lekan Adewale, also known as “Asumo” has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for his crimes.

According to Punch, Adewale confessed to being the leader of a robbery gang, stating that he made quite a fortune from thefts.

He said, “I was arrested after several armed robbery incidents. I have confessed to the crimes and given the police the names of my colleagues.”

“I was lured into robbery by friends and I made money from it. From the money I made, I bought a Toyota RAV 4 in Cotonou for N2.2m in December 2015.”

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Leye Oyebade, the Oyo State Police Commissioner, said his command is on a look-out for other members of his gang.

Oyebade said the crime lord was arrested along the Idi-Ape/Iwo Road, in Oyo State.

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