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Ogun Police Arrest 10 Suspected Car Snatchers

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Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta –

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested ten (10) suspected car snatchers, using motorbikes on the major highways in Ogun state, particularly along Lagos/Ibadan,Sagamu/Abeokuta,Abeokuta/Lagos and Sagamu/Ijebu Ode/Benin to torment roads users.

The Commissioner of Police Ogun State, CP Valentine Ntom chukwu, made this known during his new month briefing with his officers, including Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Heads of Departments in Ogun State, at Eleweran Abeokuta recently.

He explained that the Command has observed with keen interest the new modus operandi of the car snatchers, who have recently come up with a method of using motorbikes on the major highways in Ogun State

“The hoodlums, in most cases, flag down road users, or raise alarm of punctured tyre or damaged portion on their vehicles with the pretense of being caring or showing sympathy, but eventually rob anyone who yields to their fake care or alarm.

“The command deems it necessary to caution the good people of ogun state and those on transit within the state to note and beware of these hoodlums with their new mode of operation.

“The hoodlums, in most cases, flag down road users, or raise alarm of punctured tyre or damaged portion on their vehicles with the pretense of being caring or showing sympathy, but eventually rob anyone who yields to their fake care or alarm.

“The command deems it necessary to caution the good people of Ogun State and those on transit within the state to note and beware of these hoodlums with their new mode of operation, ” the CP said.

The Police boss took it as a point of responsibility to get the general public abreast of this modus operandi in order to put them in the know of the new trend of criminal operations,and to enlighten the public on possible way forward.

The Commissioner of Police, however, made it known that many of these criminals have been caught in the act and will definitely be made to face the wrath of the law.

He also seized the opportunity to put officers and men of the command on their toes to avail Ogun people adequate protection of lives and property.

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