Police in Ogun State, in the early hours of Thursday 25th January 2018, arrested two suspected armed robbers.
Their arrest followed an intelligence reports received by police operatives attached to Redeemed Camp division that a gang of robbers were hibernating at Kara area along Lagos/Ibadan express way where they were planning to launch robbery attack on the long bridge.
Upon the intelligence report, the DPO Redeemed Camp Division SP Olaiya Martins quickly dispatched his Anti-robbery team to the scene where the duo of Jimoh Ganiyu M’ 22 and Al Amin Oyindamola M 21 were arrested.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the two suspects with other members of their gang had earlier robbed residents of Adesan area of Mowe and that they came to Kara in order to plan for another robbery operation on the long bridge later in the night.
Recovered from them are one cut to size locally made single barrel gun, three live cartridges, one techno phone, three small bags and six assorted new clothes.
They have confessed been members of robbery syndicate terrorizing Mowe, Ibafo and long bridge area of the state.
The commissioner of police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the suspects be transferred to FSARS for discreet investigation.
He equally directed that other members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to book.
The CP therefore appealed to members of the public not to relent in their efforts at partnering with the police in riding the state of crime practitioner by giving the police necessary information all the time.
ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi,
PPRO, Ogun State Police Command.