Olusegun Ariyo

Operatives of Ogun state police command with a location at Awa-ijebu ode have arrested two suspected’ robbers as they move to devour victim within ijebu ode habitat.

Urban Express News-online learnt they were hotly pursued and one of them identified as odukoya Ayomide (32) was apprehended by operatives where one locally-made cut-to-size double barrel gun was recovered while the other suspect escaped through the nearby bush.

The Ogun state police public relation officer Dsp Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement said the two suspects  Odukoya Ayomide (32), and Abiodun Oyenuga (32) was accosted on the expressway last week by a team  lead by the Divisional Police officer, Awa-ijebu, Csp Adewalehinmi Joseph during a routine patrol of the area

The PPRO said, “The suspects, who were on a motorcycle, quickly jumped down on sighting the policemen and took to their heels.

“They were hotly pursued and one of them, Odukoya Ayomide, was apprehended with a locally-made cut-to-size double-barreled gun, while the second suspect escaped through the nearby bush.”

Oyeyemi said the arrested suspect informed the police on interrogation that he was invited by his fleeing partner from Ijebu-Ode for a robbery operation.

The suspect, according to the PPRO, added that they were just going to carry out the operation when they were accosted by the cops.

Oyeyemi said the useful information obtained from the arrested suspect led the police to Sagamu, where Oyenuga was arrested on Friday, August 28, 2020.

He said the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for discreet investigation.

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