Suspect arrested with toy gun in Ogun

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Men of the So-Safe Corps in Ogun State have apprehended a man allegedly terrorising the Ala community in the Odogbolu Local Government Area of the state with a fake pistol.

The Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Moruf Yusuf, confirmed this to our correspondent on Monday.

According to him, the suspect, Daniel Iwalokun, is a native of Ilaje, in Ondo State.

He was said to have been terrorising the people of Ala with a toy gun.

“The suspect, identified as Daniel Iwalokun, a native of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, was apprehended by the Ijebu Zonal Operation team of the Corps.

“The suspect had been instilling fear in the people, causing unrest in the said Ala community and using the fake pistol to achieve his criminal aims,” Moruf said.

Preliminary investigations, according to him, established that “the suspect has been operating all alone with the toy gun”.

Moruf disclosed that the suspect and the recovered fake pistol have been transferred to the Obalende Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution, on the directive of the Corps Commander, Soji Ganzallo.

The PUNCH reported on Sunday that the So-Safe Corps arrested one Kabiru Adedotun, a suspected notorious Eye Confraternity cultist terrorising Ogun communities while recovering a cut-to-size pistol from him.

Adetoun and the exhibit recovered from him had been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Monitoring Unit, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta for onward transfer to the State Police Headquarters, Eleweran for further investigation and likely prosecution.”

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