The police has arrested a security guard who was plotting an operation with armed robbers to rob and kill his boss.
The InfoStride discovered that in the Matogun area of Agbodo in Ifo Local Government Council Area of Ogun State, the suspect identified as Adamu Ibrahim employed as a security guard at Inspiration Fuel Station; allegedly contracted two street urchins, Ajibola Yusuf and Bakare Ifakayode, to rob the N3million manager of the station in his possession and kill him.
The suspect gave the area boys the description of the man, according to the report; the motorcycle the manager was to ride on as well as his route; and instructed them to ensure that he was killed in order to leave no traces of suspicion.
In response to the growth, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the incident.
Oyeyemi said the street urchins told Agbado Division Police Officer (DPO) SP Kehinde Kuranga of the Divisional Police Officer, who urged them to play along with the security man while describing his crack detectives to mount surveillance around the location.
“Adamu Ibrahim was arrested following a report at the Station by the duo of Ajibola Yusuf and Bakare Ifakayode to the effect that.
They received series of phone calls from the suspect that the manager of the fuel station would be leaving the Station at about 8:00 pm with a huge amount of money running to Three million naira,” Oyeyemi stated.
“They reported further that the suspect gave a description of their intended target alongside his motorcycle; instructing them to ambush, rob him of the money and kill him. This was done so as not to trace the incident to them.
They stated further that the suspect believed that, being area boys; they would be useful for him to realize his devilish plan.
However, they averred that being area boys, was not enough to introduce them to armed robbery.”