By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara
One Akinsola Babatunde aka Mr White, a 28-year-old, graduate of the University of Ilorin, Performing Arts department has been paraded by Kwara State Police Command for advertising for a strip party in Ilorin on social media.
He had successfully organized a party in a service apartment at Joab Street, behind Shoprite GRA, Ilorin.
The Commissioner of Police CP Mohammed Bagega said the immoral and illegal action of Mr. White and his accomplices clearly contradicted the Covid-19 protocol and equally promoted crime and criminality.
The CP stated this on Wednesday while parading “Mr White” and other suspects at the police headquarters in Ilorin.
He said effort was ongoing to arrest the fleeing members of the gang would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.
Similarly, two suspected kidnappers, Umar Mohammed,29-year-old and Muhammed Bell were paraded in line with the four Turkish citizens kidnapped by six armed gang at Gbugbu village in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State in July 2019.
It would be recalled that four of the kidnappers were arrested with one AK 47 riffle as at the time of the incident, the victims were rescued alive without payment of ransom, meanwhile, the arrested kidnappers mentioned the above suspects who escaped as being members of their syndicate.
The suspects confessed to have participated in several other kidnap incidents especially along Enugu/Abakaliki axis of the South East of the country.
The Police also arrested one Abbey Adeyemi for car theft, Adeyemi a 40-year-old man, was said to have stolen a Golf 3 with the registration number,No PTG 01 XA parked by one Mr Edwin Nwakandude in Gbugbu village,Lafigi of Kwara State.
Bagega also disclosed that, two AK 47 riffles were recovered from one Fulani by physical feature okada rider at Oreke,Babanla road.
The suspect, according to the CP, while being questioned zoomed off with his motorcycle whose black sack fell off in the process, the sack was searched and two AK 47 riffles were found.
Also Sunday Babatunde and Adebisi Olatunde of Ibafo,Ogun state were arrested for car snatching at gunpoint.
The suspects were apprehended at Ipata Oloje area of Ilorin,in the process of dispossessing the vehicle.
The Police boss however attributed the success to renewed partnership and inter-agency corporation and collaboration as well as community and Intelligence-led policing.
He noted that workability of whistleblowing encouraged citizens/residents to expose criminality and other vices in our society.
He commended the support and encouragement of the governor of Kwara AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,the Government and good people of Kwara State.