By Omolara Adasofunjo
Operatives of Ogun State Police command have arrested four members of a robbery syndicate terrorizing Sango Ota and its environs.
In a statement by the state command Public relations officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects, Sherrif Kamoru 28, Rabiu Seyidu 37, Opeyemi Adebayo 26 and Ajibola Fakolade 21 were arrested following a report lodged at Sango divisional headquarters on the 20th of march 2023 by one Adeleye Sunday, who reported that he was attacked by some armed hoodlums at about 5:30 am at Joju area of Sango Ota.
He stated further that the hoodlums dispossessed him of his two phones after inflicting matchet wounds on his neck.
Mr Oyeyemi said having taken away his phones, the hoodlums siphoned the sum of six hundred thousand naira from his account through the bank’s app on the phone.
He stated further that upon the report, the DPO Sango Ota division, Mr. Saleh Dahiru detailed his detectives to technically trace the suspects and the detectives swung into action,
The PPRO maintained that while acting on credible intelligence, the hideout of the suspects was located and four of them were apprehended with items recovered from them including; one cutlass, one techno Pop 2f belonging to the victim and a nose mask used by one of them during the operation.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, Mr. Olanrewaju Oladimeji has directed that the suspects be transferred to state criminal investigation departments for investigation and prosecution.
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