By Augustine Akhilomen
Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have apprehended and paraded four suspected criminals in Kwara on Friday.
The suspects were arrested in their hideout at a location in Rore, a suburb of Omu-Aran, headquarters of Irepodun local government area of the state.
Four suspects, two locally made pistols, charms and hard drugs were recovered were recovered during the raid.
NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the development said that in their confessional statements, one of the suspects, Olanrewaju Adesoye, who claimed to be a cobbler, admitted that the two guns and other items were recovered from them.
“On Thursday 10/02/2022, officers of the NSCDC in Omu Aran, who were acting on a tip-off busted hideouts of some criminal elements that have been terrorizing the area in recent time.
“During the time of their arrests, two locally made pistols, five live cartridges, packets of tramadol, local charms, Indian hemp, and six mobile phones were recovered from their hideouts,” Babawale disclosed.
“Olanrewaju, however, denied knowing anything about the guns adding that one Sadiq Ariyo, who is still at large is the owner of the guns,” he added.