Men of the Ogun state police command has arrested a staff of a microfinance bank in Abeokuta, Olagoke Dare for conniving with his accomplice to rob him of a huge sum of money belonging to his employer.
It was gathered that the bank staff, Dare had connived with one Idowu Tunde to rob him of 3million naira which belongs to his employer.
The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Ibara divisional headquarters, that armed robbers have attacked the duo of Olagoke Dare and Mary Agbejo while coming out of a commercial bank at Oke-ilewo area, where they had gone to withdraw money.
Arriving at the scene the police arrested one Tunde Idowu who posed as a robber and had with him a mock gun.
During interrogation, Tunde confessed that it was Olagoke Dare who informed him that his employer will be sending him and one other person to withdraw the sum of 3million naira, and that they should come and rob them of the money.
The arrested suspect further stated that it was the same Dare Olagoke who gave him the toy pistol for the operation. He noted that while Dare and his other colleague were in the Bank, he had already hidden in their car which was deliberately left open by Dare in accordance with their plan.
While they got into the car, Idowu Tunde explained that he came out suddenly from the back seat and pointed the gun at the lady who was in possession of the money. But the lady noticed that the gun did not look Original consequent upon which she dragged the gun with him and raised alarm. It was the alarm that attracted people who pursued him and called the police.
The state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi has confirmed the arrest of the two suspects, adding that, the acting commissioner of police, DCP Abiodun Alamutu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the two suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.