By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Police Command has arrested three suspected armed robbers who specialized in robbing motorists plying the expressway.
The suspected armed robbers identified as Moses Keffi, 38; Odeyemi Oluwafemi, 42; and Isah Lawal, 28 were said to have attacked motorists plying Osu/Ile- Ife expressway.
According to the state Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, said the suspected armed robbers hijacked at gunpoint two different trucks; one Iveco Truck with Reg no. DTM 113 AX loaded with toiletries worth millions of naira and one DAF 75 Truck with Reg No. JJJ 445 XT loaded with some empty sacks of cocoa beans.
“The victims were also robbed of their valuables such as their handsets and the sum of N30,000,” said the CP.
Olokode disclosed that the Joint Task Force (JTF) and police patrol team within the axis were quickly alerted and immediately swung into action and arrested the suspects.
“The two trucks were recovered while two handsets belonging to other victims were also recovered in their possession,” the police boss added.
Olokode, however, vowed that the command would get rid of criminal activities bewildering the state, adding that Osun would be brought back to the state of peace and tranquility.