Four arrested for snatching N600,000 cow sale proceeds
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on August 24, 2022
The Kwara State Police Command has arrested four suspects who allegedly snatched the sum of six hundred thousand naira (N600,000) which is the proceeds from the sale of cows by a cattle dealer named Yahaya Ishaku, at Kara market, Ajase-Ipo in the state.
Report says the four robbery suspects were arrested at their hideout by a combined team of police and members of Miyetti Allah on Monday in Oro-Ago in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
According to a statement made today by the Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer- SP. Ajayi OKASANMI, the names of the suspects are Bello Baneri, Umaru Shehu, Awalu Umaru and Mamma Muhammed all of Fulani Camp, Oro-Ago.
The statement said that Mamma, one of the suspects, assisted the cow dealer to load the cows into a lorry at the Fulani Camp in Oro-Ago in the morning of Saturday, August 20, 2022, for transportation to Kara market, Ajase-Ipo.
Mamma, according to a police investigation, later passed information to his gang who later waylaid the cow dealer with dangerous weapons, injured him and snatched the sale proceeds.