The Oyo state commissioner of police, CP Joe Nwachukwu has ordered Police Tactical Team that includes the “special Anti-robbery squad”(SARS), Police Mobile Force’ (PMF) and other Police personnel at okeho Area command with proximity Divisions to be on the trail of other members of the fleeing Gangs.
It was learnt that the robbers gained entrance into a first bank situated at okeho, a suburb of Oyo state, used dynamites and Ak47 riffles, shots to blow the bank security door in other for accessibility.
A statement from Oyo State Police Public Relation officer, Sp Olugbenga Fadeyi said the tactical police team responded to the emergency, aligning with other collaborative efforts of vigilante and hunters, where it yielded a positive result.
The PPRO said three of the robbers who were arrested had initially used 18 setter bus which conveyed them to the robbery scene of the incident and attempted to escape but got somersaulted and was thereafter set ablaze by an angry mob.
“The commissioner of police while condemning the dastardly act, assures the good citizens of Oyo inhabitants of police preparedness to protect lives and properties before, during and after the Sallah celebrations”.
He urged the good people of Oyo state to go about their lawful business without any fear of molestation or threat from any quarters as the police is on top of the situation, while he solicits credible information from members of the public to enable the police clampdown crimes and criminalities in Oyo state, the statement read!