Kazeem Morenikeji must have been planning for a grand celebration during the holidays but he went about raising the cash the wrong way.

Residents of Maku Community in the outskirts of Ibadan, Oyo state capital would have been victims of his evil plan.

But thanks to the intervention of the police in collaboration with residents, the robbery attempt was repelled, and the suspect was apprehended.

Morenikeji has been handed over to Gbagi Police Divisional Police Officer for discreet interrogation and subsequent prosecution.

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Meanwhile, reports emerged that a Community leader wanted to influence the case in order to pervert the course of justice.

Police authorities have denied the allegation.

The Oyo state police public relations officer, Superintendent Ade Ajisebutu, could not be reached for further comment on the matter.

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