The Oyo State Police Command has arrested two members of a Methodist Church Cathedral in Ibadan for planning to rob the church with intent to cart away N1.5m.
Public Relations Officer of the command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said a worker in the church, Ogundijo Abiola (43), and the church drummer, Alabi Olukunle (25) had invited a gang of armed robbers to invade the church and cart away the money with the plan to share the loot with the robbers. They were arrested during the Sunday service.
He said, “The anti-robbery squad of the command foiled an armed robbery attack on the church in Ibadan on November 6, 2016 and arrested two members of the church for their involvement in the crime. “The robbery was at its final planning stage when they were arrested. The planned robbery was conceived by the two suspects, who invited the gang to rob the church of the large sum of money.” Read more