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Police Arrest Three Lagos Based Robbery Suspects in Ogun


By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun state police command on last Thursday arrested three suspected armed robbers who came from Lagos State to carry out a robbery operation in the state.

The three men, Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State; Adeleke Mustapha, a 22 years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado Ogun state were arrested following a distress call received by the police in Ajuwon from residents of Iju aga area of Ajuwon at about 1:45 am.

The distress call was that armed hoodlums numbering about six invaded the area and dispossessing innocent members of the community of their valuables.

Upon the distress call, the DPO Ajuwon, SP Andrew Akinseye quickly led his men to the area where the hoodlums who took to their heels on sighting policemen were chased and apprehended.

Recovered from them includes a cut to size locally made pistol, four Bajaj motorcycles, weeds suspected to be India hemp, two voters card and two national Identity cards.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

He also appealed to members of the public to always make use of the command’s control room numbers which are 08081770416 & 08081770419  whenever in distress for the police to respond swiftly.


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