Ibadan Police Arrest Groom, Family Members For Robbery At Wedding Engagement


Serious Drama ensued at Amuloko area of Ibadan, oyo state on Saturday after some policemen storms a wedding engagement and arrested a man suspected to be a member of an Armed robbery gang

Report has it that he was picked up during his wedding engagement.

The suspect, who is fondly known as Togo, was arrested alongside some members of his family and that of the bride for alleged involvement in armed robbery.

A source at the event informed journalists that the police stormed the event at Olaoluwa area of Amuloko, packed the wedding cakes and some of the items meant for the wedding.

“Immediately the policemen stormed the venue, they headed straight to where the groom was sitting and handcuffed him.

“They also picked some members of his family; while this was going on, people that have come from different location for the wedding flee in different directions”, the source said.

A police source who spoke on condition of anonymity said “the groom and other members of his gang robbed at Olodo on Friday and two of them were arrested in the morning and later another one was arrested; he was the one that gave us the information about Togo’s wedding and the other one is now at large.”

However, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Adekunle Ajisebutu said though he had read the report somewhere, he was not aware of its source.

Ajisebutu in a telephone conversation with DAILY POST on Sunday told the reporter to call him back so as to find out the source of the story.

“I am not aware of the incident.


“Though, I have read about it somewhere but I don’t know the source of the story. I will find out. Call me back, let me find out”, he said.

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