Ogun police arrest two for robbing POS operator at gunpoint - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Monday, May 24, 2021

Ogun police arrest two for robbing POS operator at gunpoint

Two armed robbery suspects, Balogun Haruna, aka Fitila and Noah Imole were over the weekend arrested at Ketu Adieowe by men of Ogun state police command, for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a point of sales (POS)  operator at gun point. 

AƧcording to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Sunday, Balogun and Noah were arrested on Saturday following a distress call received by policemen attached to Idanyin divisional headquarters, that four armed men were attacking a POS operator at Ketu Adiowe community, and that the hoodlums have dispossessed the woman of her bag containing the sum of N60,000, two androids phones and a bunch of key.

The statement reads that "Upon the distress call, the DPO Idanyin Division, CSP Olayinka Kuye quickly led his patrol team to the area, where the duo of Balogun Haruna aged 25 aka Fitila and Imole Noah were arrested with the assistance of members of the community. 

"The two other suspects escaped with their arms. 
On interrogation, Balogun Haruna who claimed to be a member of Eye confraternity, confessed to the commission of the crime, while the victim had also identified him and his partner as those who robbed her. An expended cartridge was recovered from them".

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also directed that the escaped members of the gang be hunted for and brought to book as soon as possible. 

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