The Nigeria Police on Friday declared wanted four of the gang leaders and principal suspects in a recent deadly robbery attack on some banks in Offa, Kwara State.
According to a press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, photographs of the wanted suspects have been released for assistance on possible information that could lead to their arrest.
In the statement released in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, the force added that the suspects have been placed on INTERPOL watchlist and red alert, urging other sister security and safety agencies in Nigeria to arrest and hand over the suspects to the nearest police station across the country if they are able to get them ahead of the police
“Members of the general public who have any information about these wanted suspects should feel free to contact the police through the following Phone numbers 08062080913, 08126285268, 08032365122, 07056792065, 08088450152.
“Protection of the informant will be guaranteed by the police and handsome rewards in addition to the pledge of Five Million (N5,000,000) by the Kwara State Government await anyone whose information leads to the arrest of these wanted suspects,” the statement read.
Moshood said significant progress is being made in the investigation to the attack as more than 20 suspects already arrested are cooperating with the investigating team.
According to him, the details of the suspects were released to the public, and the exhibits recovered from them, which include two Beretta pistols, 20 rounds of live ammunition, as well as four phones and sim cards belonging to the victims, some of whom were killed during the attack.
The Police Spokesperson said the force will leave no stone unturned in efforts to get to the root of the incident and ensure that the perpetrators do not escape the wrath of the law.