Oyo Police recover 22 stolen motorcycles from two brothers in Ibadan


Two brothers who allegedly specialize in killing commercial motorcyclistsand stealing their motorcycles on transit in Oyo, Ogun, and Osun states have been arrested by men of the Oyo State Police Command.

DAILY POST learnt on Sunday that the two suspects are currently being detained by men of the State Police Command at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad Dugbe, Ibadan office.

The two suspects whose names were given as Taiwo and Tosin were said to be based in Mowe, in Ogun State where they operate across the three South West states.

A police source said the suspects who were currently helping the police in investigation had confessed to the crime.

It was gathered that about three bodies were discovered along Apata-Bakatari road within one week, while their assailants made away with their commercial motorcycles.

There were also reports of attacks on commercial motorcycles’ operators and stealing of motorcycles in Ibadan metropolis and other parts of the state.

After thorough investigation, men of the Omi-Adio, Ibadan Police Division last week arrested the two suspects and recovered 22 motorcycles from them.

Scores of victims of the crime, it was learnt have continued to besiege the Omi-Adio Police Division and SARS with relevant documents to claim their stolen motorcycles.


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