Two masquerades have been arrested for allegedly robbing a resident of Melege group in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The suspects recognized as Sheriff Ojo and Muhammed Lukman allegedly robbed one Adinoyi Mohammed of N370,000 and his cell handset. It was additionally learnt that they inflicted damage on the sufferer’s father, Saliu Ajayi earlier than leaving the scene of the incident.
Ondo state police command spokesperson, Funmi Odulami who confirmed their arrest, mentioned;
“The two suspects who paraded themselves as masqueraders, inflicted damage with cutlasses on one Adinoyi Mohammed, dispossessed him of the sum of ?370,000.00, a handset valued ?32,000.00 and a shirt valued at ?2,500.00.
“They additionally inflicted damage on the sufferer’s father, Saliu Ajayi earlier than leaving the scene of the incident however they have been apprehended by safety brokers throughout the city.
“Two cutlasses, charms and masquerade clothes were recovered from them and the two suspects had been arrested and will soon be charged to court while effort is ongoing to arrest the other fleeing masqueraders.”