Sales boy organises robbery of his master's shop in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Friday, July 30, 2021

Sales boy organises robbery of his master's shop in Ogun

Men of Ogun state police command said that they have arrested one Lucky Otuonye who allegedly organised armed robbers to rob his master's shop at Olopomerin, Ago Iwoye in Ijebu North local government area of the state

Lucky Otuonye and two other suspect, Chinedu Peter and Matthew Igwe were said to have been arrested on  Tuesday, July 27 following a distress call received by the DPO Ago Iwoye Division, CSP Paul Omiwole, that robbers had invaded Abuking Electronic Shop at Olopomerin area of Ago iwoye. 

According to statement from the Public Relations Officer of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, acting upon this distress call, the DPO and his men were said to have a swiftly moved to the scene, but the robbers who stabbed the salesman on his left hand have escaped with a 32inch LG plasma television before the arrival of the policemen. 

The salesman, Lucky Otuonye was said to have been quickly taken to hospital for treatment while all the adjoining stations in the area were alerted to be on lookout for the fleeing suspects.

Some hours after, members of hunters group saw the two men with a plasma television in Awa ijebu, and they quickly informed the police who promptly arrested them in Awa ijebu. 

They were later taken to Ago Iwoye where they confessed being responsible for the robbery operation but added that it was the salesman, who invited them to come and rob the electronic shop. 

The salesman, Lucky Otuonye was then promptly arrested and was said to have also made a confessional statement.

Recovered from them are one 32 inches plasma television, one Bajaj motorcycle and a knife. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered a thorough investigation into the past activities of the suspects with the view to charge them to court as soon as possible. 

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