OYO POLICE COMMAND PARADE 20 SUSPECTED NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBERS, KIDNAPPERS TERRORISING OYO STATE.
…..KILLER OF A CAC EVANGELIST
The Oyo State Police Command has arrested one Abegunde Olaniyi, for allegedly killing of Mrs Grace Ajibola, an Evangelist with Christ Apostolic Church, (CAC) Oke Imole, Agbeni, Ibadan, Oyo State.
This was stated by the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State. Shina Olukolu while addressing the press on Tuesday at the Command Headquarter in Eleyele, Ibadan said that “On 17th March, 2020 at about 1100hrs, one Mrs Grace Ajibola, an Evangelist with Christ Apostolic Church, (CAC) Oke Imole Agbeni, Ibadan was brutally attacked, robbed and killed in her residence at Oluyole area of Ibadan by one Abegunde Olaniyi.
Olukolu noted that the criminal assiliant who had been and errand boy to the victim hit her with a wooden object, strangulated her and later carted away her Tecno Cell Phone and her three Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards having discovered a huge sum of money about Two Million (N2m) naira in the victims bank account when the victim sent him to withdraw money for her via the Automated Teller Machine in one of the new generation bank at Apata Area, Ibadan.
The Police boss explained further that as soon as the incident was reported at Special Anti Robbery Squard (SARS) office, a team of SARS operatives embarked on discreet investigation to fished out the criminal assailant and he was later arrested in his hideout in Akure, Ondo State.
Olukolu said that the suspect had confessed to the crime and explained in details how he withdrew a Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira (N120, 000), from the victims bank account before he was arrested, adding that one Tecno Cell Phone and two ATM Cards belonging to the victim and the wooden object the suspect used to hit the victim was recovered.
That the commissioner of Police pointed out that the press briefing was held to parade the suspected notorious armed robbers/criminal receivers, kidnappers, impersonators terrorizing the state.
He maintained that the command has not rested on its oars but have constantly continued to redoubled its efforts by carrying out massive deployments of additional manned Police patrol vehicles across the state.
Olukolu, however called on the people of the state to support the Police via community policing based partnership with the Oyo State Police Command through giving credible information that will assist the security agency in curbing the activities of the criminal elements in the state.
Meanwhile, the suspect, while speaking with journalists, said that he didnt know what came over him on that faithful day that made him kill the aged woman.
“That day, I was sent to withdraw money for her with her ATM card, having discovered the amount of money in her account, I decided to murdered her and take ownership of the money.