#EndSARS: Police Arrest 11 Suspects Over Alleged Arson, Murder In Ekiti


Men of the Ekiti state police command have arrested eleven persons suspected to have participated in the attack on a police station in Ikere Ekiti during the #EndSARS protest in 2020.

The suspects which include a young lady were among 17 persons apprehended for various crimes in the state and paraded to the newsmen yesterday at the Command’s headquarters in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

Parading the suspects, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sunday Abutu alleged that the arrested persons were also behind some recent kidnappings and armed robbery in the state.

Abutu gave the suspects names as: Adewumi Gbenga, Samson Gideon, Ogundare Tobi, Adamolekun Lekan, Olanipekun Daniel, Daramola Tope, Mayowa Ojo, Alaba Ayobami, Aremo Olatunji Oladele, Adebayo Peter and Abiodun Bosede.

He said, “On 15/09/2023 at about 09:30hrs, base on a credible tip off that some suspected cultists who usually rob innocent citizens of their valuables were planning another armed robbery attack from their…

Source: Leadership Newspaper