Men of the Ogun state police command on Saturday, May 7th arrested three members of an armed robbery syndicate after they allegedly attacked and robbed a company in Ogijo area of the state.
The suspects identified as Shadrach Blessing 25 years, Edibo Peter 25years and Osuwgu Oyebuchi 27 years, were arrested following a distress call received by policemen at Ogijo divisional headquarters that, suspected armed robbers have invaded Ruthfort Service Limited at Ikorodu Sagamu road Ogijo.
The robbers who allegedly gained access to the company’s premises at about 2:45 am through the fence, pointed a gun at the security man on duty after cutting the security wire and ordering him to lie face down while they removed four industrial batteries.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on receiving the distress call, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Onatufeh Umoh, quickly led his patrol team to the scene where the robbers who had already escaped to the street were chased in collaboration with members of public and apprehended three amongst them, while others escaped.
He said the items recovered from them are the four industrial batteries.
Oyeyemi added that the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
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