Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested three members of armed robbery syndicate who have been terrorizing Ogijo and its environs for quite some time now.

The suspects were arrested at about 9pm of Saturday, 20th of January 2018 during one of their robbery operation.

Policemen attached to Ogijo Divisional Headquarters received a distress call from no.6 Baale Street, Molatori Ogijo that robbers have invaded their residence and they are been dispossessed of their belongings.

Having received the distress call, the DPO Ogijo Division SP Tijani Mohammed led his Anti-robbery men to the scene where they engaged the hoodlums in gun duel.

At the end of the encounter, three members of the syndicate namely; Yusuf Odugbemi Tunde Asamu, and Sunday Azeez were arrested while others escaped. Recovered from them are; one live cartridge, two cutlasses and assorted charms.

The Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to F-SARS for discreet investigation with the view of arresting the fleeing members of the syndicate; while assuring residents of the State of adequate security at all time.

ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi,

PPRO, For CP, Ogun State.


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