Ekiti bank robbery leader declared wanted

The Ekiti State Police Command has declared one Mr. Omtoyinbo Samuel wanted for allegedly masterminding last week’s bank robbery in Iyin-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state, spokesman Sunday Abutu said in a statement on Tuesday.

A 10-man robbery gang last Friday stormed a bank in the community, blew open the security doors with explosives and carted away several millions of naira in an operation which lasted about 40 minutes.

Mobayo said investigation revealed that the suspect, now on the run, and an indigene of Iyin Ekiti had masterminded bank robberies and kidnapping in Ekiti and Ondo states.

”Our investigation has revealed how Omotoyinbo Samuel actively participated in the bank robbery as mastermind and other robberies, kidnapping and murder incidents in Ekiti and Ondo states.

“He is popularly called “Eleven” in Ekiti State and “Bado” in Ondo State,” Abutu said, adding that anyone with information on him should contact the nearest police station or the SARS Department on 07031620186 or the PPRO on 09064050086”.

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