Ogun state police command has arrested three armed robbery suspects after their involvement in a ghastly motor accident, while escaping with a Toyota Camry car snatched at gunpoint in Ondo state.

 According to a statement by the Command Spokesman, Mr. Abímbólá Oyeyemi, the suspects were heading towards Lagos when the accident occurred due to dangerous driving at Ode Remo area of Ogun. 

The spokesman said the three robbery suspects sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to hospital by the policemen from Ode Remo divisional headquarters. 

He stated that it was while the suspects where been treated that the  Divisional Police Officer of  Ode Remo, Mr. Fasogbon Olayemi received information that the vehicle was snatched at gunpoint and subsequently placed them under arrest in the hospital. 

Mr. Oyeyemi said the owner of the vehicle had shown up from Ondo state and explained howy the gang of five men in police uniform dragged him out of the car at gunpoint and drove away the vehicle.

He concluded that the Ogun state commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the remaining suspects to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department after the death of one of the three while receiving treatments at the hospital.

Wale Oluokun


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