Police new recruit arrested for armed robbery in Ondo


A newly recruited Police Constable, David Friday, attached to Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area, has been arrested for armed robbery.

He was employed into the Nigerian police in 2019.

The 27-year old David  was arrested alongsidd e a soldier serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Innocent Victor.

They were reportedly armed with a Jack knife and other dangerous weapons at Ojadale junction where they attacked and robbed some persons .

Items they reportedly stole were N6000, one itel phone valued at N8500, 30 litres of petrol and N125,000.

Ondo Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, who paraded the suspects, said David earlier stole an exhibit motor cycle at his duty post.

“He was being tried for that motorcycle theft when he was caught conspiring with a soldier to robb some people with a dagger. We paraded them.and the victims identified them. Other victims came and identified them. When we are done with our investigation, we will charge them to court.”