10 declared wanted over Jebba Sallah killings

The Kwara state police command has declared 10 persons, including a school principal wanted in connection with killing of three persons in Jebba town in Moro Local Government area of Kwara state during last week’s eid ul fitr sallah celebration.

It is recalled that some people who came in a bus and motorcycles and armed with guns, machetes and other dangerous weapons,  attacked worshippers in front of the palace of Oba Jebba during sallah celebration.

A press statement by the PPRO of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, made available to journalists in Ilorin on Friday said the declaration was sequel to issuance of warrant of arrest by a court of competent jurisdiction.

The suspects, according to police are, Alhaji Kayode Okedare, Yahaya Seriki, Olarongbe Kolawole, Tunji Moses, Oluwasegun Okedare, Maigari Marafa, Ibrahim Aremu Olopoodo, Alhaji Bolaji Driver, Alhaji Tunde Osie, Isiaka Atanda Masun.

The statement said that the  suspects disappeared after actively participating in criminal conspiracy, illegal possession of firearms, culpable homicide and rioting with dangerous weapons which resulted in loss of lives and destruction of property in Jebba, on July 6, 2016.