‘I Have Been Into Armed Robbery For Over 20 Years’ – Gbenga Kikiowo

The deadly armed robber Gbenga Kikiowo

Notorious and deadly armed robber, Gbenga Kikiowo, who was arrested by the police has confessed that he started committing crimes at the age of seven and desired to be more popular than infamous armed robbers such as Ishola Oyenusi and Shina Rambo.

The 27-year-old armed robber was arrested by detectives at the Ondo State Police Command. Kikiowo told journalists when he was paraded by the Ondo State Police Command in Akure, the state capital alongside 14 other criminals said that he had operated in Ghana and had been remanded three times.

The state police commissioner, Bolaji Salami, had told newsmen during his briefing that Kikiowo and one Aladeloye Tope aged 25, were arrested at Oke-Aro, Akure metropolis “On 24, May 2021, at about 2100hrs while planning to carry out a robbery operation in Akure city. Salami said that acting on intelligence report, police detectives arrested the duo and “The suspects have confessed to having been involved in other robbery operations within and around Ondo State. Items recovered are, one pump action gun.”

In an interview with newsmen, Kikiowo said he started robbery activities at the age of seven at his hometown at Igbara-Oke, in lfedore council area of the state, and had been jailed three times. Speaking on how police detectives apprehended him, Kikiowo said, “I called my partner in crime and informed him that I had a gun with me but it had no bullet, so he told me to bring the gun to Akure from lfe, which I did but I was arrested by the Scorpion Squad of the police on my way to get the cartridges,” he confessed.

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