The State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Eke, who gave details about the crime suspects at a media briefing, disclosed that 12 were suspected armed robbers, five were cultists, three were kidnappers, two were burglars, and seven were caught for motorbike snatching, among others.
Stolen items recovered by the Police from the suspects include one laptop computer, mobile phones, and two motorcycles.
The Police Commissioner commended the efforts of the new Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and other sister security agencies in the state for the efforts made in combating criminality in the nation and the state respectively.
According to him, the two inmates that escaped during the Ekiti jailbreak, Tope Daramola and Banji Adedayo, equally confessed to committing other robbery crimes.
“On interrogation, they confessed to committing the crime and other robbery cases, including Ekiti bank robbery and that both were inmates that escaped during the Ekiti jailbreak,” he said.