Police arrest two robbery suspects during operation

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers identified as Lukman Olanrewaju(27) and Shola Alabi (28) at Olambe area of Akute in Ifo local government area of the state.

Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement adding that were arrested following a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer of Ajuwon divisional headquarters, SP Andrew Akinseye.

The police spokesman said the Divisional headquarters received the information at about 5pm, that a three man armed robbery gang were operating at Olambe area, and that they have shot one commercial motorcyclist who was later identified as Anas Usman and snatched his motorcycle.

‘Upon the distress call, the DPO led his men to the scene, and with collaboration of the So- Safe- Corps, two amongst the robbers were subsequently arrested.Recovered from them are, one cut to size locally made gun, two live cartridges and the snatched motorcycle’, Oyeyemi said.

Penpushing further reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer said the victim was quickly taken to the hospital for treatment, while effort is on top gear to apprehend the remaining member of the gang.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.

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