Two armed robbery criminals have been apprehended by men of the Ogun State Police Command for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a Point of Sales (POS) operator at gunpoint.
In a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Opeyemi, stated that the culprits were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Idanyin divisional headquarters that four armed men were attackinga POS operator at Ketu Adiowe community and that the hoodlums had dispossessed the sum of sixty thousand naira (N60,000), two Android phones and a bunch of key.
The statement in part reads,
“Upon the distress call, the Dpo Idanyin division, csp Olayinka Kuye quickly led his patrol team to the area, where the duo of Balogun Haruba 25yrs, aka Fitila and Imole Noah were arrested with the assistant from members of the community
The two other suspects escaped with their arms
On interrogation, Balogun Haruba who claimed to be a member of Eye confraternity confessed to the commission of the crime, while the victim has also identified him and his partner as those who robbed her. An extended cartridge was recovered from them”.
Oyeyemi said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence department for discreet investigation. He said the Commissioner also directed that the escaped members of the gang be hunted and brought to book as soon as possible.