Ogun State Police Command Arrested Four Suspected Notorious Armed Robbers.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police command have arrested four suspected notorious armed robbers, who specializes in snatching motorcycle from owners at gun point were in the early hours of Monday 24th of October 2022.
The suspects and their exhibit.
Muhammad Adamu 20,
Okacha Alidu 22,
Muniru Sunmaila 20, as confirmed by the Command spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi were arrested following a distress call received at Ajuwon police Divisional headquarters at about 3 a.m, that the suspects were operating and had attacked one Sunday Doile at Onibudo area of Akute and snatched his Bajaj motorcycle on gun point.
According to the statement, “Upon the distress call, the DPO Ajuwon Division, SP Andrew Akinseye, quickly mobilized his patrol team and moved to the scene.
“On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums who are about six in number took to their heels to different directions, while one of them escaped with the snatched motorcycle.
“Others were hotly chased, and four amongst them were apprehended.
“On interrogation, they confessed been the syndicate responsible for various cases of motorcycle snatching in Ajuwon and its environs.
“They confessed further that their mode of operation is to use a motorcycle belonging to one of them to cross the one they want to snatch, and they will show their gun to the victim and ordered him to surrender his motorcycle.
“According to them, any of their victims who struggle with them will be hit on the head with an iron rod, and the motorcycle will be taken away while the owner is unconscious.
“They claimed to have killed one of their victims in the process.
“Recovered from them are; two locally made pistols, one iron rod, one cutlass, one live cartridge, three expended cartridges and assorted Criminal charms”, Oyeyemi stated.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.
He also directed that the escaped members of the gang must be hunted for wherever they might be.