Three Armed Robbery Gangs Terrorising Ifo/Ewekoro Axis Arrested By Police - The People's Voice


Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Three Armed Robbery Gangs Terrorising Ifo/Ewekoro Axis Arrested By Police

By Toyin Olotuyemi, Abeokuta
Operatives of Ogun state Police Command on the 13th of March 2023, arrested three members of a robbery syndicate who have been terrorizing Ewekoro and its environs for quite some time now.

Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Ogun State Police Command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a statement in Abeokuta on Wednesday.

Abimbola explained that the suspects, Ahmed Isiaha, Sunday Ajibola and Jimoh Wahab were arrested following a distress call received at Ewekoro divisional headquarters that a 4-man robbery gang have invaded Apomu  Community in Ewekoro local government area of the state and dispossesing members of the community of their belongings. 

Upon the distress call, the DPO Ewekoro division, CSP Jacob Olayemi, quickly mobilized his patrol team and moved to the scene.
On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums took to their heels but they were hotly chased and with assistance from members of the community, three amongst the hoodlums were arrested. 

Recovered from them are: one locally fabricated double barrel pistol, five live cartridges, one expended cartridge, one Bajaj motorcycle with registration number TTN 975 VU, one TVS motorcycle with registration number JBD 353 W and some Criminal charms. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba, has directed that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.

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