3 armed robbery suspects in Police net in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, June 10, 2022

3 armed robbery suspects in Police net in Ogun

By Adeola Olanrewaju

Men of Ogun State Police command on the 8th of June 2022, arrested three members of a robbery syndicate who were on their way for operation.

The command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this to newsmen in a statement made available in Abeokuta, the State capital.

According to Oyeyemi, the suspects, 27 years old Ibiyemi Wasiri a.k.a fellow, 20 years old Alabi Ojugbele and 18 years old Obe Lekan were arrested at Orita area of Ilaro, during the joint routine patrol carried out by men of Ilaro Area Command and Ilaro Divisional headquarters.

"The suspects, who were on a Bajaj motorcycle with defaced number plate jumped down from the motorcycle when they sighted the policemen and they ran to different direction", he said.

"They were hotly chased by the policemen and were all arrested".

The PPRO added that search was conducted on them and one locally made pistol, four live cartridges and assorted criminal charms were recovered from them.

"On interrogation, Ibiyemi Wasiri informed the police that he was an ex -convict, and that he still has a pending case of unlawful possession of firearm in a magistrate court". 

All the suspects confessed that they were going for robbery operation before they were arrested by the policemen.

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.

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