Kelly Rotor, leader of the notorious robbers raiding commercial banks in Lagos and Ogun States and terrorizing residents has been arrested with three of his gang members. Security operatives from the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, SIT, led by CSP, Abba Kyari, trailed the robbers to Sapele area of Delta State where there was an exchange of gunfire.
The Suspect identified as Kelly Rotor and other members of his gang have be arrested by the operatives of the Inspector General Of Police, Special Intelligence Response Team (SIRT) at Sapele, Delta State.
The suspected robbers numbering about 20 dressed in military camouflage last Thursday to attacked three banks before escaping through the waterways in Agbara Industrial Estate.
Investigation also revealed that the same gang were behind the Festac, Ikorodu and Lekki bank robberies in the past.
In an attempt to bring the culprits to book the IGP Solomon Arase drafted the special elite squad to track and arrest the suspects who have held Lagos under siege in recent times.
It was also gathered that luck ran out of the gang leader after he travelled down to Sapale to attend a wedding where detectives who had been on his trail arrested him.
Kelly and his gang members didn’t make their arrest an easy one as they engaged in a serious gun battle with the police which also led to the death of another police officer.
The notorious arm robbery gang were eventually over powered by the police and they caught Kelly and some of his members with gun injuries.
The gang leader, identified as Kelly Rotor, A.K.A, Kelvin, is alleged to be the notorious Kelvin of Kokori, who had terrorised the entire South South and South East in the past.
Omolara Adegoke- Abuja
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