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Ogun Police Arrest Two Notorious Robbery Terrorising Ogijo Areas


By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Two members of a notorious robbery syndicate terrorizing Ogijo and its environs were arrested on Sunday by men of Ogun State police Command while carrying out a robbery operation.

The suspects, Olaitan Olushola a.k.a Toshiba and Oluwajuwon Balogun were arrested following a distress call received at Ogijo divisional headquarters.

The distress call had disclosed that the gang were operating at Malatori area of Ogijo where they were dispossessing residents of their valuables at gunpoint.

Upon the distress call, the DPO Ogijo division Csp Muhammed Suleimon Baba quickly led his men to the scene where the two of them were apprehended while others escaped with some of their weapons.

Recovered from the arrested two members of the gang are two battle axes. Two of their victims namely Idowu Kareem and Akinloye Raimi have identified the duo as members of the syndicate who dispossessed them of their phones at gunpoint.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

The CP also directed that the fleeing members of the gang be hunted for and brought to book.




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