The Ogun State Police Command has arrested three suspected armed robbers who came from neigbouring Lagos State to carry out robbery operation in the state.
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known on Sunday, and gave identities of the suspects as include: Samuel Sunday, Joel Rotimi and Adeleke Mustapha
‘The three men, Samuel Sunday a 20 yrs old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha a 22yrs old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi a 19 yrs old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado Ogun State’
Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said they were arrested following a distress call received by the police in Ajuwon from residents of Iju aga area of Ajuwon at about 1:45 am that armed hoodlums numbering about six have invaded the area and dispossessing innocent members of the community of their valuables.
‘Upon the distress call, the DPO Ajuwon, SP Andrew Akinseye quickly led his men to the area where the hoodlums who took to their heels on sighting policemen were chased and apprehended’.
The police spokesman said exhibits recovered from the suspects include a cut to size locally made pistol, four Bajaj motorcycles, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, two voters card and two national Identity cards.
Penpushing also reports that, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
The commissioner equally appealed to members of the public to always make use of the command’s control room numbers which are 08081770416 & 08081770419 whenever in distress for the police to respond swiftly.
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