Police arrest gang members posing as vigilantes in Edo state

Edo state police command have arrested five armed gang members allegedly disguising as vigilante members and robbing unsuspecting members of the public around Textile Mill Road area in Benin City..

The state police command said its officers acted on a tip-off and arrested the suspects who claimed to be vigilante members working under a commander nicknamed Dada.

The state police spokesperson, SP Olayinka Adeleye said the suspects are giving useful information that will lead to the arrest of other conspirators operating under the guise of being vigilantes and would be charged to court at the end of the investigation.

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