At 23, Enioluwa Adedayo, popularly often called Judgement, had made himself a dreaded armed robber terrorizing residents of Ibadan, Oyo State, and components of Lagos State as he openly robbed folks on his bike on the early hours of the day and evenings. Judgment was so feared as a result of he all the time killed any of his victims who dared to withstand him.
The suspect, who began as a motorbike thief in 2016 and grew right into a infamous armed robber in 2018, had misplaced depend of the variety of armed robberies he took half in.
He nevertheless met his Waterloo within the palms of the Inspector Normal of Police Particular Intelligence Response Staff, IRT, deployed to Ibadan Oyo State, to fight the rising spate of armed theft within the state.
It was gathered that the IRT operatives, in Oyo State bought details about Judgment’s actions in March 2020 after he and members of his gang tried to rob a preferred grocery store in Mokoya space of Ibadan and had a shootout with some troopers on patrol. Judgment was stated to have sustained accidents throughout the operation however he managed to flee from the scene.
The operatives who learnt that Judgment and his gang had been terrorizing residents of the state for a very long time unchallenged subsequently launched a manhunt for him.
After some months of looking out, they caught him within the dwelling of his girlfriend the place he was receiving remedy. Judgment then led the operatives to arrest one among his gang members recognized as Sunday Olubushe.
A supply who gave Saturday Vanguard an perception into the felony actions of Judgment stated; “the three-man armed theft gang had been terrorizing residents of Ibadan, Osun, and Lagos for a very long time working with bikes.
“The gang was led by Enioluwa Adedayo Alias Judgment, whereas Tunde Kasari was his second in command.
‘We have now been on their path for a while however in late March 2020, they went for a theft operation at a grocery store at Mokoya space of Ibadan and earlier than they bought to Mokoya, Kasari had robbed a person of his handset.
“That was what drew the eye of some troopers to them. When the troopers accosted them, that they had an alternate of fireplace however escaped from the scene on the motorbikes that introduced them.
“Judgement went into hiding at his girlfriend’s home and we bought details about him, we arrested his girlfriend who led us to him and we arrested him and recovered a regionally made pistol and an expended cartridge.
“His arrest additionally led us to Sunday Olubushe also referred to as Ajegunle. In the midst of our investigation, we found that after robbing victims of their telephones, they’d take away the sim playing cards and provides it to at least one Sherif, who would then use the sim playing cards to hack into the victims’ financial institution accounts and steal their cash.
“They’d exit to rob at 5 am. Judgment and his gang stayed in a resort in Ibadan from the place they launched their assaults”.
In his confession, Judgment, a local of Osun State however who was born in Amuloko space of Ibadan, narrated his theft operations:
“I began driving industrial bike after I left secondary faculty and within the course of, I met one Lekan also referred to as Corporal, who launched me into armed theft.
“We began by stealing bikes from the place they had been parked at evening and we’d promote them to our consumers. I stole so many bikes inside Ibadan with Corporal inside a 12 months, earlier than we switched into full time armed theft.
“Our first armed theft after we purchased our weapons was in Ikeri space of Osun State. We went to rob a person who we discovered had an enormous sum of cash in his home.
“Six of us went for the operation with two bikes. Sadly for us we didn’t reach robbing the person as folks in that space had been shortly alerted they usually chased us.
“I broke my leg in that operation and I used to be arrested and brought to the station, the place I spent shut to at least one month. I used to be later launched when the ache from my injured leg was too extreme and the individuals who took me to the station weren’t forthcoming.
“My gang members had been taking good care of me and would convey my very own share of any cash they constituted of their operations. I rejoined the gang once I absolutely recovered and we began doing ‘cease and search’.
“At any time when we noticed folks strolling on the street we might cease them and search them with our weapons and would take any worthwhile we discovered on them.
“We did this within the morning and within the night throughout Ibadan. In 2018, we bought data of a home round airport space the place the proprietor has big amount of cash.
“We mobilized and moved to the home however after we bought there the proprietor of the home used an enormous iron to hit me on my head and I fell down and began bleeding.
“I then requested my boys to carry the person to the bottom and I used a machete discovered within the man’s home and hacked the person to demise. We had been compelled to desert the operation as the person raised a lot alarm and we left with out getting the cash we went on the lookout for.
“The second particular person I killed was in March 2020. We attacked a girl working a beer parlor round 11pm in Ojo space. We had been on ‘cease and search’ after we noticed the lady making an attempt to shut for the day.
“We entered her store, pointed a gun at her, and ordered everybody within the store to lie on the bottom. One in all my boys often called Tunde grabbed the lady’s bag from her and after we had been about leaving the lady switched off the sunshine in her store, poured drinks on my face, and held me and was making an attempt to forestall me from escaping.
“I bought infuriated and I opened hearth on her and killed her on the spot. I additionally carried out some armed theft actions in Lagos State. I did ‘cease and search’ in Lagos and robbed folks of their valuables.
“In circumstances the place we collected victims’ cellphones and their ATM playing cards, we gave them to our web banking hackers who would use the ATM and cell phone to steal all the cash within the victims’ financial institution accounts.
“I used to make near N70,000 or N80,000 on every of my operation, however I spent all the cash on girls, garments, and accommodations. I don’t have a home,
“I stayed in accommodations and the operators thought that I used to be an web fraudster due to the way in which I used to be spending cash in accommodations. I remorse all I’ve completed and I hope the police will forgive me and provides me a second likelihood”, he pleaded.