Monday, 4 August 2014

Police Nab Robbers, Recover Weapons, Stolen Items

The police anti robbery team attached to Ajuwon Division of the Ogun State Police Command, have arrested some fleeing armed robbers in Akute area of Ogun State.
The arrest took place at the weekend after the robbers attacked their victim in his house at Olatunji Street Akute, in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

According to the Commands Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, the robbery gang comprising six men, had invaded the residence of the victim in the dead of the night, when the police team received a distress call from the area and responded swiftly.
Adejobi said the team didnt meet the robbers at the scene but gave them a hot chase before two of the robbers were arrested while some of their weapons and stolen items were recovered.
The police said the victim of the robbery operation had been injured by the robbers before they fled but was rescued and taken to a hospital by the divisional police officer in charge of the area and he is said to be responding to treatment.
The suspects, Opeyemi Ibiloye and Michael Sanusi ,are indigenes of the state.
Preliminary investigation done by the police revealed that the second suspect, Sanusi, is a son to one of the landlords in the area.
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