Impostor herdsman arrested over alleged armed robbery

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested an impostor herdsman, Biodun Rasheed over alleged armed robbery at mile 6 along Abeokuta-Ajebo road in Abeokuta South Local Government Area of the State.

Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said, the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, 24th of November, 2021, following a distress call received by policemen attached to Kemta divisional headquarters at about 3:30 am that robbers were operating along the road.

‘Upon the distress call, the DPO Kemta division, CSP Opebiyi Sunday, quickly mobilized his patrol team who were joined by men of So –Safe- Corps and Vigilante Group of Nigeria and moved to the scene’, Oyeyemi added.

‘On sighting the security men, the robbers took to their heels, but they were hotly chased and one of them Biodun Rasheed, who dressed like Fulani herdsmen to hid his identity was arrested on the spot.  He is currently helping the police in their efforts to apprehend the remaining members of the gang’, he stated.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said, the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.

Meanwhile, the police boss also warned criminals in the state to either turn a new leave or relocate from the state, as the state will be very hot for them henceforth.

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