At 23, Enioluwa Adedayo, popularly referred to as Judgement, had made himself a dreaded armed robber terrorizing residents of Ibadan, Oyo State, and components of Lagos State as he overtly robbed folks on his motorcycle on the early hours of the day and evenings. Judgment was so feared as a result of he at all times killed any of his victims who dared to withstand him.
The suspect, who began as a bike 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 fingers of the Inspector Basic 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 obtained 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 mentioned to have sustained accidents in the course of 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, they caught him within the residence of his girlfriend the place he was receiving therapy. Judgment then led the operatives to arrest one in all his gang members recognized as Sunday Olubushe.
A supply who gave Saturday Vanguard an perception into the felony actions of Judgment mentioned; “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 now have 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 obtained 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, they’d an trade of fireside however escaped from the scene on the motorbikes that introduced them.
“Judgement went into hiding at his girlfriend’s home and we obtained 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 often known as Ajegunle. In the middle 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 lodge 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 using business bike after I left secondary college and within the course of, I met one Lekan often known as Corporal, who launched me into armed theft.
“We began by stealing bikes from the place they had been parked at night time 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 achieve robbing the person as folks in that space had been rapidly alerted and so they 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 deliver my very own share of any cash they constituted of their operations. I rejoined the gang once I totally recovered and we began doing ‘cease and search’.
“Every time we noticed folks strolling on the highway we’d cease them and search them with our weapons and would take any beneficial we discovered on them.
“We did this within the morning and within the night throughout Ibadan. In 2018, we obtained data of a home round airport space the place the proprietor has big sum of money.
“We mobilized and moved to the home however once we obtained 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 dying. We had been pressured to desert the operation as the person raised a lot alarm and we left with out getting the cash we went in search of.
“The second particular person I killed was in March 2020. We attacked a girl operating a beer parlor round 11pm in Ojo space. We had been on ‘cease and search’ once 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. Certainly one of my boys referred to as Tunde grabbed the lady’s bag from her and once 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 obtained 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 instances 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 resorts. I don’t have a home,
“I stayed in resorts and the operators thought that I used to be an web fraudster due to the best way I used to be spending cash in resorts. I remorse all I’ve completed and I hope the police will forgive me and provides me a second probability”, he pleaded.