OGUN STATE POLICE ARREST 2 SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBERS FOR SNATCHING GOLD RINGS AND CHAINS WORTH 6 MILLION FROM A MERCHANT AT GUN POINT.Adunni Adetola
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers for snatching jewelry items worth a princely Three million Naira from a gold merchant at gun point.
The suspects are Jerry Chuckwedu, a 23-years old and Tomiwa Olawale, 22 years old were both arrested on Monday March 29, 2021
Their arrest follows a complain lodged at Ogijo Divisional headquarters by one Abubakar Hassan, who reported that his brother sent him from Idi Araba, Mushin, Lagos State to deliver some gold chains and rings worth six million naira to his customer at Igbo Olomu, Isawo area of Ikorodu.
He futher stated that when he reached Isawo, the said customer was already waiting for him, picked him on motorcycle and took him to a deserted area, where three others were waiting and they dispossessed him of the jewelries on gun point after beaten him mercilessly.
Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Ogijo, CSP Muhammed Suleiman Baba, quickly led his detectives to the scene, and the entire area was thoroughly combed.
Their efforts yielded positive result when two amongst the gang were arrested while others escaped with their arms.
Three golden rings valued at N3,121,700 was recovered from the suspects. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the story.
However, the Commissioner of Police. CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
The CP also directed that the fleeing members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to justice.