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Police arrest two robbery suspects fleeing with stolen car

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers identified as Raymond Chukwudi and Ekene Okoro in the early hours of Tuesday while escaping with a vehicle they robbed in Lagos.

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Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement said the suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway Patrol at Ajebandele, a boundary between Ogun and Ondo state while on stop and search.

The police spokesman said during the operation,  the operatives stopped a Toyota  Fortuner Jeep with registration number AGL 834 GU with three occupants, adding that on interrogation, the occupants whose countenance looked suspicious were unable to give satisfactory information about the vehicle.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said, hence the policemen put a call across to the owner, whose phone number was seen on the particular for further enquiry,adding that sensing .  that the game is over, one of the occupants took to his heel, while the other two were quickly apprehended.

The police spokesman said owner of the vehicle was later contacted, and he explained that the robbers invaded his house at Iriferiogoma Street Lakowe Phase 2 Ibeju Lekki, where they forcefully dispossessed him of the vehicle.

Penpushing also reports that Oyeyemi disclosed that,the two suspects were handed over to the Divisional Police Officer Ogbere for investigation, adding tht the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for onward transfer to Lagos State Command, where the culprits will be prosecuted.

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