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Police arrest leader of notorious robbery gang that attacked Yinka Ayefele’s radio station in Ibadan

Operatives of the Oyo State Police Command have arrested Ayobami Erinfolami, the suspected leader of a notorious robbery gang that attacked Fresh FM, in Challenge, Ibadan.

The radio station, owned by popular musician Yinka Ayefele, was attacked during a live broadcast on Sunday morning, April 10.

A three man gang had stormed the station during a live broadcast and dispossessed staff on duty of cash, FM Radio transmitter, laptops, expensive mobile phones and other personal effects at gunpoint.

Parading the suspect at the police headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan, on Tuesday, the state Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, said that the gang specialised in robbing hotels, hospitals and other public places.

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Onadeko said the incident was reported at the Monitoring Unit of the command led by the Commander, CSP Olusola Aremu, and an investigation was launched to apprehend the perpetrators.

The police boss said gang members carried out a similar operation at different hotels within the Ibadan metropolis.

On March 24, the gang also stormed a hospital in the Ring Road area, where patients and medical workers were attacked and dispossessed of their values.

The CP said following the discreet investigation by operatives of the Monitoring Unit, the gang’s kingpin was arrested in his hideout in connection with the crimes.

“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and series of other criminal activities he had masterminded with his syndicate members in different parts of Oyo State,” she stated.

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“Investigation is still ongoing to crack the criminal network and other members of the gang who are at large to recover the valuable items that were carted away.” Onadeko added.

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