The Ogun State Police Command has arrested an ex convict, Kehinde Shoboyede for robbery related offences within Agbado area in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement on Sunday, adding that the suspect who was arrested on the 9th of June 2020 had been arrested, charged to court and convicted for similar offence before.
The police spokesman said not quite long after he was released from prison custody, the people of the area started noticing series of robbery incidents, and in view of this, the Divisional Police Officer, Agbado Division SP Kuranga Yero embarked on intelligence based investigation through which the detectives got clue leading to the suspect’s arrest.
‘On interrogation, he confessed been the person carrying out series of robbery operation in Agbado and it’s environs in collaboration with one man who he simply identified as Rafiu presently at large’, Oyeyemi said.
Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said, recovered from the suspect include: one cut to size locally made pistol, four live cartridges and one sharp knife.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) for discreet investigation, and equally directed that his partner in crime must be hunted for and brought to Justice.