By Nkasi Kolie
Two masquerades identified as Sheriff Ojo and Muhammad Lukman were on Wednesday apprehended for allegedly stealing the sum of ₦370,000.00.
The masquerades were also alleged to have inflicted injuries on one Adinoyi Mohammed the owner of the money.
The suspects allegedly carried out the dastardly act at Ipele in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Funmi Odulami confirmed the inicdent and said the suspects committed the offence at Melenge area of Ipele.
She said that, “the two suspects paraded themselves as Masquerades, inflicted injury with cutlasses on one Adinoyi Mohammed , dispossessed him of the sum of ₦370,000.00, a handset valued at ₦32,000.00 and a shirt valued ₦2,500.00.
“They also inflicted injury on the victim’s father, Saliu Ajayi.
“Two cutlasses, Charms and Masquerade clothes were recovered from them.
“The suspects had been arrested and will soon be charged to court, ” she added.