Ogun police arrest two for snatching motorcycles at gunpoint - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ogun police arrest two for snatching motorcycles at gunpoint

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested two members of a robbery syndicate, Abiodun Ogundele aged 23 and 22-yr-old Opeyemi Olatunbosun who specialise in snatching motorcycle in Sango Ota and its environs.

Abiodun Ogundele and Opeyemi Olatubosun were said to have been arrested on May 10 following a distress call received at Sango divisional headquarters at about 8 pm that one Adesoji David, a motorcyclist was being attacked at Joju area of Sango Ota, by armed hoodlums. 

AƧcording to statement from the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Thursday, acting on the distress call, the DPO Sango Ota, CSP Godwin Idehai was said to have quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene. 

On sighting the policemen, the suspects, who were said to have already snatched the victim's Bajaj motorcycle took to flight, but were hotly chased, and two amongst them were arrested, while the other one escaped.

Recovered from them are; one locally made pistol, one live cartridge, one expended cartridge and the snatched motorcycle.

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 fleeing member of the gang be hunted for and brought to book as soon as possible.

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