Police Intercept Two Robbery Suspects In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Sunday, August 30, 2020

Police Intercept Two Robbery Suspects In Ogun

The robbery suspects 

Adenike Sanusi 

ABEOKUTA - The Ogun state Police command had announced that, it has intercepted two robbery suspects on their way to to robbery operation along Awa-Ijebu, Ijebu-Ode expressway. 

The suspects, according to the Police Public Relations Officers, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press release on Sunday were arrested last week by the DPO Awa-Ijebu Police station, CSP Adewalehinmi Joseph.

Oyeyemi explained that, the two suspects who were on a motorcycle quickly jumped down and took to their heels on sighting the police patrol team who were on routine patrol. 

He said the duo, Odukoya Ayomide and Abiodun Oyenuga were hotly chased and one of them Odukoya we apprehended with a locally made cut to size double barrel gun while the second suspect escaped through the nearby bush. 

He said on interrogation, the arrested suspect informed the police that, his fleeing partner was the person who invited him from Ijebu Ode for robbery operation and that they were just going to carry out the operation when they were accosted by the police.

Oyeyemi further added that, the useful information obtained from the arrested suspect led the police to Shagamu where  Abiodun Oyenuga his fleeing partner was arrested on the 28th August 2020.

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

The CP therefore warned those who are criminally minded to leave the state as the command will make it too hot for them under his watch.

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