Armed robbery suspect arrested while returning from operation

The Ogun State Police Command on Monday arrested a robbery suspect, Rotimi Ojugbele while returning from operations along Ilaro/Owode Yewa road in Yewa South local government area of the state

Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer, Abombola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement adding that, the suspect was arrested when  the Divisional Police Officer, Ilaro Division  Olayemi Jacob led his men on early morning patrol of the area at about 6 :30 am

The statement said, while  on the road, two men on motorcycle with one of them carrying a bag were accosted for stop and search, adding that  immediately they were stopped, one of them jumped down and took to his heels while the other one was quickly apprehended.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said on searching the bag, one double barrel locally made pistol, one single barrel locally made pistol, nine live cartridges, one Samsung galaxy S8, two small Intel phones without sim card, two wrapped of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, one white wrist watch and cash sum of N460. Were found.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police  Edward  Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation, and also directed that the escaped suspect be hunted for and brought to justice.

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