By Kolawole Olayinka Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command on last Sunday arrested one Blessing Adedeji ‘m’ a member of a robbery syndicate that specialized in robbing commuters of their belongings along Lagos/Ibadan expressway.
The suspect was arrested by policemen on surveillance patrol of Magboro area of the expressway led by the DPO Ibafo division SP Abiodun Ayinde.
The suspect was sighted by the policemen in the traffic gridlock occasioned by the construction work going on, attacking the occupants of a Toyota camry car with knife and succeeded in dispossessing one Mosurat Ologundudu of her Techno camon-12 phone valued at N48,000 and purse containing cash sum of N3,000.
On sighting the policemen, he took to his heels but was chased and apprehended. The robbed items were recovered from him and released to the owner.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Keneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Special Anti robbery squad for discreet investigation. The CP therefore assured commuters plying the road of adequate security at all time.