Police Nab Three Suspected Armed Robbers In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, June 10, 2022

Police Nab Three Suspected Armed Robbers In Ogun

ABEOKUTA - Operatives of Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday arrested three members of a robbery syndicate who are on their way to carry out robbery operation.

The suspects, Ibiyemi Wasiri a.k.a fellow, Alabi Ojugbele and Obe Lekan were arrested at Orita area of Ilaro, during the joint routine patrol carried out by men of Ilaro area command and Ilaro divisional headquarters.

The suspects, who were on a Bajaj motorcycle with defaced number plate jumped down from the motorcycle when they sighted the policemen and they ran to different direction.

They were hotly chased by the policemen and were all arrested.

A search was conducted on them and one locally made pistol, four live cartridges and assorted criminal charms were recovered from them.

On interrogation, Ibiyemi Wasiri informed the police that he was an ex -convict, and that he still has a pending case of unlawful possession of firearm in a magistrate court. 

The suspects all confessed that they were going for robbery operation before they were arrested by the policemen.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

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