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Armed Robbers Arrested in Ogun State

The Ogun State Police Command, on Sunday, nabbed four members of a notorious armed robbery syndicate in their hideout. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

Oyeyemi said the suspects had been on the wanted list of the command before their arrested. He said “ the officer in-charge of the SARS, CSP Tijani Muhammed, dispatched his
operatives in the area and the hideout was
professionally cordoned off for an operation that
lasted about an hour. “At the end of the operation, four suspects were apprehended, while some members of the gang escaped through a nearby bush.” The PPRO said the state Commissioner of
Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, praised the gallantry
displayed by his men.

The crash occurred on the Oju-Ore/Idi-Iroko Road around the Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel area, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local
Government Area of the state. Oyeyemi said the CP ordered a serious manhunt
for the fleeing members of the gang and a total
clampdown on bandits across the state in order
to give the good people of the state the needed
rest of mind. Meanwhile, a granite-laden truck, on Monday,
crushed two persons to death and injured one
other.

The PPRO stated, “The suspects were arrested
following an intelligence report received by the
men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad about
the hideout of the gang in the Adesan area of
Mowe.

“On getting the report, the officer in-charge of
the SARS, CSP Tijani Muhammed, dispatched his
operatives in the area and the hideout was
professionally cordoned off for an operation that
lasted about an hour.

The suspects, Sunkanmi Tajudeen, Habeeb
Oladimeji, Sunday Akintunde and Ishola Samson,
were said to have been terrorising residents of
the Mowe and Ofada areas of the Obafemi-
Owode Local Government Area of the state.

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