Crime

Police Nab Five-Man Robbery Gang in Ogun

Ogun State Police Command has arrested six robbery suspects over a recent attack at an estate around Olomoore, Abeokuta.

According to a statement by the command’s spokesman, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects had invaded the estate with a cutlass and inflicted injuries on the residents and also dispossessed them of handsets, laptop, cash, and other valuables.

He explained that the arrest of the suspects was made possible following the tracking of a member of the gang.

Mr. Oyeyemi said the gang was trailed to the house of an herbalist at Olomoore area of Abeokuta which serves as their hideout.

He noted that robbery suspects also resisted arrest during which one of them was shot, and five others arrested, alongside the herbalist.

Recovered from the robbery suspects are one laptop, five handsets, a cutlass, and charms.

The statement further noted that the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Keneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, for further investigation.

Wale Oluokun

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