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  • Updated: June 28, 2022

Ogun Police Nabs Ex-Convicts After Robbery Operation

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Francis Ezediuno
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Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested two suspected armed robbers in the Mowe area of the state after embarking on a robbery operation.

The robbers who were arrested on Thursday, June 23, 2022, on their were back from Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, revealed that the two men, Wasiu Opeyemi and Noah Israel from Benue State were apprehended by men of the state anti-kidnapping unit who were in routine patrol at Mowe area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

"The two men who were on a motorcycle were accosted by the team because of the suspicious manner they appeared and they were stopped for questioning.

"The two suspects made an attempt to escape but were quickly surrounded by the operatives and taken to the nearest police station.

"On interrogation, they confessed to the police that they were coming from Ogbomoso in Oyo state where they have gone to carry out a robbery operation.

"They confessed further that all the goods in their possession are proceeds of the operation.

"They also stated that one of their victims was forced to transfer the sum of one hundred thousand naira into their account since nothing tangible was found with him.

"The suspects who claimed to have met at Oba correctional center while serving different jail terms confessed to robbing their victims with cutlass and other dangerous weapons.

"Recovered from them are two laptops, eleven phones of different types, one Rolex wrist watch, cash sum of one hundred and twenty two thousand naira and bags containing household items."

The Ogun Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, Oyeyemi stated has ordered a thorough investigation of the suspects before transferring them to Oyo state where they will be prosecuted.
 

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Francis Ezediuno
Francis Ezediuno

Francis Ezediuno is a journalist who is self thought on application of social media in news gatherin...

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