The Ondo Police Command have arrested two masquerades, Sheriff Ojo and Muhammad Lukman for stealing N370,000.
The Police Spokesperson, DSP. Funmilayo Odulami in a statement on Wednesday, said that “the masquerades attacked their victims, stole N370,000 and inflicted injury with cutlasses on one Adinoyi Mohammed the owner of the money at Ipele town, Owo LGA of the state.”
Odulami said that “the two suspects paraded themselves as masquerades, inflicted injury with cutlasses on one Adinoyi and also stole a handset valued 32,000.00 and a shirt valued 2,500.00″, the statement reads.
“They also inflicted injury on their victim’s father, Mr. Saliu Ajayi, before leaving the scene of the incident, but they were apprehended by security agents within the town.
“Two cutlasses, charms and masquerade clothes were recovered from them. The two suspects had been arrested and will soon be charged to court while effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing ones.”