Two armed robbery suspects caught in the act in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Monday, July 26, 2021

Two armed robbery suspects caught in the act in Ogun

Operatives of Ogun state police command said they have apprehended two armed robbery suspects, Olanrewaju Sikiru and Olayemi Obisesan while carrying out robbery operation in Agbara area of Ado-Odo/Ota local government   of the state.

Olanrewaju Sikiru and Olayemi Obisesan reportedly confessed to the police during interrogation to have come all the way from Lalupon, Ibadan, Oyo State to join other members of their robbery squad now at large at Agbara for the foiled operation.

This was according to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Monday.

Olanrewaju 28, and Olayemi aged 25 were reportedly arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Agbara Division, SP Saleh Dahiru at about 1:30 am on Sunday, that armed robbers have invaded Area 8 OPIC Estate, Agbara and were terrorizing the residents of the estate. 

Upon the distress call, the DPO, Saleh Dahiru was said to have quickly mobilized his men and moved to the robbery scene.

Sighting the policemen, the robbers were alleged to have opened fire on them while the team retaliated. At the end of the encounter, two amongst the robbers were arrested with gunshot injuries while others escaped with varying degrees of gunshot wounds. 

Items recovered from them include; two double barrel locally made pistols, twelve live cartridges, two expended cartridges, two hp laptops, eighteen different phones, cash sum of fourteen thousand, five hundred and ninety naira and one Bajaj motorcycle with registration number DGB 411 VY.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who commended the quick response of his men to distress call has ordered a massive manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang.

The CP also appealed to members of the public especially hospital to notify the police if anybody with gunshot injury is seen in their area. 

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