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Native doctor swindles robbers of money made from robbing

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By Our Correspondent

Operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team(IRT)have arrested two brothers; Akinola Akeem and Muyiwa Akeem and their native doctor, Odunta Moses, who were members of a notorious robbery gang that had been terrorizing Ijebu Mushin area of Ogun State for a long time.


The suspects were said to have been rounded up recently after they attacked the home of Pa Olutokunbo, in Ikala Village of Ijebu Mushin, killed his 72-year-old wife, Christiana Olutokunbo and robbed him of the sum of N550,000 and three mobile phones.

One of Pa Olutokunbo’s sons, who is based in the United Kingdom, was said to have written a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, asking for an investigation into the robbery of his father’s house and the killing of his mother. IGP, in-turn, directed his operatives at the IRT to investigate and track down the armed robbers.

Akinola confessed during investigations that he had carried out some operations within Ijebu Mushin area of Ogun state including the robbery in Pa Olutokunbo’s house and the killing of his 72-year-old wife.

He then led the IRT operatives to arrest his younger brother, Muyiwa who also took part in the operation and their native doctor, Oduntan Moses, who prepared charms for them before their operation.

A source who took part in the investigation spoke on the condition anonymity that “The members of the gang invaded the residence of Pa Olutokunbo, of Ikala Village in Ijebu Mushin area of Ogun state on the 15th March, 2020, and during the robbery, the sum of N550, 000, three mobile phones, were taken from the home.

While the robbery was on, Pa Olutkunbo,’s wife age 72 years, Christiana Olutunkbo, started shouting for help, one of the robbers, named Akinola Mayowa, pulled the old woman into one of their rooms and strangled her to death

“His brother, Akinola Akeem, who took part in the operation attempted to kill Pa Olutokunbo, but the old man pretended to have died from shock and the robbers left believing, he was dead.

The case was reported at Itamogiri Police Station “On the 20th March, 2020, a son to the victim, Femi Olutukunbo, based in the United Kingdom sent a petition to the Inspector General of Police and the Ogun State annex was asked to investigate which succeeded in arresting the user of one of the robbed phones.

Akeem Akinola, who took part in the armed robbery and murder was arrested and he led us to arrest Mayowa, his brother and Oduntan Moses, a.k.a. Koba, their native doctor and they all confessed to taking part in the crime.

“We also gathered that Oduntan Moses used to prepare charms to fortify members of the gang before going for any operation and all proceeds of the robbery were usually brought before him before it would be shared”.

Culled from Vanguard