The Police Command in Oyo State has foiled a criminal operation at Bakari, a border village between Oyo and Ogun State and recovered an AK-47 rifle while on stop and search operation
The command’s Public Relation Officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso, made the disclosure in a statement issued on Monday and made it available to newsmen in Ibadan.
Osifeso said the operatives attached to the command’s Monitoring Unit made the breakthrough on Sunday at about 4:30 pm while on a stop and search duty at Bakari.
“The suspect spotted the tactical team performing their routine intelligence checks from afar and immediately turned his Bajaj motorcycle to flee.
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