Crime

Five Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested five armed robbery suspects while robbing a motorcyclist of his belonging in Sango area of the state.

The suspects:Yusuf Ogundimu, Moses Anthony, Moruf Olafimihan, Toheeb Shola and Adeyemi Afeez  were arrested following an information received by the police at Sango division that the syndicate who specialized in snatching motorcycle within Ijoko, Sango, ifo and Agbado area were operating at Odo Alamo area of Ijoko Ota. 

The spokesman of the state command, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi told journalist in a statement in Abeokuta that five out of the eight suspects were arrested while trying to escape when they sighted the anti-robbery squad of Nigeria Police Force.

Mr Oyeyemi listed items recovered from the suspect to include one locally made cut to size gun, ten live cartridges and one motorcycle with registration number EDO 23 QL. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr  Edward  Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to special anti-robbery squads, SARS, for discreet investigation. 

Mr Ajogun also ordered that the remaining members of the gang be hunted for and brought to Justice.

He appealed to members of the public to always cooperate with the police to rid the state of criminal elements.

Olusegun Folarin

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