By Ifeanyi Okolie.
A 31- year-old member of an infamous break-in gang, Olatunde Adetunji, jailed by operatives of the Inspector General of Cops Unique Intelligence Action Group, IRT, has stated their armourer generally covered their bag of weapons with baskets and sacks, where she offers tomatoes and pepper in the market.
The 54- year-old armourer, Bashirat Akinmushire, alias Location Mother, has actually likewise been jailed by the IRT operatives while aiming to leave.
Lead collected that Adetunji, who belongs to Eye Confraternity, faced problem when he led some members of his gang to assault a middle-aged lady, a salesgirl, on her method to the bank at Opebi location, Ikeja, and dispossessed her of her cash and cellular phone.
It was collected from a Cops source that Adetunji was jailed couple of days after the operation when the lady, whose identity wasn’t revealed, spotted him on Toyin Street, Ikeja, while he was preparing to rob a passer-by.
The lady, it was more collected, raised the alarm which informed operatives of the IRT, who nabbed Adetunji.
He was stated to have actually admitted that members of his gang generally keep their weapons with a female, who live at Isolo location of the state.
Cops sources revealed that in an effort to recuperate Adetunji’s functional rifle and handgun, he led them to a market in Jakande Low-Cost Real Estate Estate in Isolo location of the state, where Location Mother was jailed.
She supposedly informed the operatives that the weapons were not in her belongings, as she had actually provided to a senior member of the gang, Junior, alias Jungle.
The source included that when Location Mother was asked to take the operatives to Jungle’s home, she misguided them by taking them to an incorrect area as well as tried to leave, however fell under a ditch while doing so.
Adetunji, in a chat with Lead, stated: “I belong to the Eye confraternity and I signed up with while I remained in a university in Ogun State, however when I left I returned the home of sign up with members of my cult group in Jakanda estate and I found that they had actually currently acquired an Ak-47 rifle and a revolver handgun”.
” They informed me that they purchased the weapons from a soldier and do keep the weapons at Location Mother’s store, who is likewise a member of our cult group.
He included she generally concealed the weapon at the back of her store where she offers pepper and tomatoes. She would cover the bag of weapons with basket and sacks. We have actually utilized the weapons for numerous operations and we utilized to provide her N5,000 after every operation. However the primary tasks we make with the weapons are to combat our challengers who are revival cult members”.
However Location Mother in her own declaration admitted that Adetunji and Jungle required her to keep the weapons for the group due to the fact that she belongs to their group and she likewise took oaths to keep their tricks.
” I took an oath when I signed up with the group however I didn’t understand that they will designate the responsibility of keeping their weapons to me. I aimed to oppose versus keeping the weapons for them however they threatened to eliminate me if I do not keep the weapons for them.
” Due to the fact that of the oath we took together, I might not inform anybody that I was keeping weapons for the group. They utilized to come for it whenever they have an operation however I do not know exactly what they utilize to do with the weapons and after each operation, they offered me N5,000, however a couple of months back, Jungle came and gathered the weapons and he is yet to return them to me. I took the Cops to his home however we didn’t discover him in your home.”