Ogun police nab three suspected robbers while raiding company


.The suspects and exhibits

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command say they have arrested three members of an armed robbery syndicate after attacking and robbing a company in Ogijo area of the state.

Crime report from the command indicated that they were nabbed on Saturday 7th of May 2022.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi gave the names of the suspects as Shadrach Blessing (25), Edibo Peter (25) and Osuwgu Oyebuchi (27).

He said they were arrested following a distress call received by policemen at Ogijo divisional headquarters that, suspected armed robbers have invaded Ruthfort Service Limited along Ikorodu Sagamu Road, Ogijo.

The state police spokesman added that the robbers who gained access to the company at about 2.45 am through the fence pointed a gun at the security man on duty after cutting the security wire and ordered him to lie face down while they removed four industrial batteries.

Acting on the distress call, the Divisional Police Officer, Ogijo, CSP Onatufeh Umoh, quickly led patrol team to the scene where the robbers who have already escaped to the street were chased in collaboration with members of public and apprehended three among them, while others escaped.

He said the items recovered from them are the four industrial batteries.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police,  Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.



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