At 23, Enioluwa Adedayo, popularly often known as Judgement, had made himself a dreaded armed robber terrorizing residents of Ibadan, Oyo State, and elements of Lagos State as he openly robbed individuals on his bike 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 palms of the Inspector Normal of Police Particular Intelligence Response Group, 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 well-liked 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 due to this fact 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 therapy. Judgment then led the operatives to arrest certainly one of his gang members recognized as Sunday Olubushe.
A supply who gave Saturday Vanguard an perception into the legal 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 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 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, they’d an trade 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 called Ajegunle. In the middle of our investigation, we found that after robbing victims of their telephones, they might 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 might 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 using business bike after I left secondary faculty and within the course of, I met one Lekan also called Corporal, who launched me into armed theft.
“We began by stealing bikes from the place they have been parked at night time and we might 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 realized 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 individuals in that space have been rapidly 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 have been caring for me and would carry my very own share of any cash they made out of their operations. I rejoined the gang after I totally recovered and we began doing ‘cease and search’.
“At any time when we noticed individuals strolling on the highway we might cease them and search them with our weapons and would take any useful we discovered on them.
“We did this within the morning and within the night throughout Ibadan. In 2018, we bought info of a home round airport space the place the proprietor has large amount of cash.
“We mobilized and moved to the home however after we bought there the proprietor of the home used a giant 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 have been compelled to desert the operation as the person raised a lot alarm and we left with out getting the cash we went searching for.
“The second individual I killed was in March 2020. We attacked a girl working a beer parlor round 11pm in Ojo space. We have been on ‘cease and search’ after we noticed the girl attempting 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. Considered one of my boys often known as Tunde grabbed the girl’s bag from her and after we have been about leaving the girl switched off the sunshine in her store, poured drinks on my face, and held me and was attempting 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 individuals of their valuables.
“In instances the place we collected victims’ cell phones 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 ladies, garments, and lodges. I don’t have a home,
“I stayed in lodges and the operators thought that I used to be an web fraudster due to the best way I used to be spending cash in lodges. I remorse all I’ve completed and I hope the police will forgive me and provides me a second likelihood”, he pleaded.