The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 2(two) suspected armed robbers, Ademola Oladunjoye, 40, and Olawale Idowu, 20, after they attacked and robbed a woman at Olumide Ajayi Street, off Block, Ilogbo Road,Otta,in Ado Odo Otta Local Government of Ogun State on Sunday,29th May 2016.
According to a statement released by Olumuyiwa Adejobi the Police Public Relation Officer for Ogun State Command and made available to our correspondence
“The Police operatives attached to Respond Squad of the Otta Area Command, who responded to a distress call, caught the suspects in the act”.” The operatives arrested them and recovered one Sterling SMG rifle and one cut-to-size double barreled Gun with various calibre of ammunition.
Other items recovered from the armed robbers include “include assorted charms,brands of mobile phones,clothes and Toyota Camry car with Reg.No. LAGOS KTU 808 AS, while the other fleeing members of the armed robbery gang escaped with one Honda Pilot SUV with Reg.No. LKJ 621 EA.
In another development,the Police operatives attached to Agbado Division of the Command engaged some suspected armed bandits who were operating at No 2 Church Street,Giwa,Agbado in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State ,in a fierce gun battle on Sunday the 29th May 2016. The suspected armed robbers however escaped with bucket wounds but 2 cut- to- size guns with ammunition were recovered from them.
The Command therefore appeals to the general public,especially medical practitioners, to be in the look out for anyone or people with bullet wounds, and the aforementioned stolen Honda Pilot with which the fleeing members of the Armed Robbery gang escaped,for possible arrest and recovery respectively.
Meanwhile, The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali has directed that the suspects (cases) be transferred to the Special Anti Robbery Squad Ogun State for proper investigation.