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Police Arrest 2 For Robbing Rice Merchant in Ogun


By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested suspected armed robbers who dispossessed one Nonso Nwibo, a rice merchant of N120,000 at Ipamesan area of Sango Ota.

The suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Sango Ota division, CSP Godwin Idehai that robbers had invaded the shop of the said Nonso and robbed him of N120,000 as well as his Techno handset at gunpoint.

Upon the distress call, the DPO quickly led his men to the scene, but on sighting the policemen, the robbers took to flight.

They were chased and one of them, Sadiiq Hassan was arrested with a locally made pistol while the other escaped.

Following a diligent investigation, the second suspect, Kudus Rasak was apprehended on the 19th of April 2021, in a hideout at Owode ijako, and a live cartridge was also recovered from him.

The two suspects have confessed been the robbers who robbed Nonso of his valuables.

Meanwhile, the state Police Commissioner, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.





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