Ogun Police arrest Yoruba who dressed like herdsmen to rob - The People's Voice


Thursday, November 25, 2021

Ogun Police arrest Yoruba who dressed like herdsmen to rob

By Our Correspondent

A robbery suspect, who used to dress like herdman while operating had been arrested by men of Ogun state police command. 

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi Police Public Relation officer Ogun State Police Command Eleweran Abeokuta made this known in a press release, Abeokuta.

The suspect, Biodun Rasheed was arrested on Wednesday, 24th of November, 2021, following a distress call received by policemen attached to Kemta divisional headquarters at about 3:30 am that robbers were operating at mile 6 along Ajebo road Abeokuta. 

Upon the distress call, the Dpo Kemta division, CSP Opebiyi Sunday, quickly mobilized his patrol team who were joined by men of so safe corps and vigilante group of Nigeria and moved to the scene. 

On sighting the security men, the robbers took to their heels, but they were hotly chased and one of them Biodun Rasheed, who dressed like fulani herdsmen to hid his identity was arrested on the spot. 

He is currently helping the police in their efforts to apprehend the remaining members of the gang. 

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

 The cp also warned criminals in the state to either turn a new leave or relocate from the state, as the state will be very hot for them henceforth. 

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