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Police arrest three armed robbery suspects in Ogun

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Three members of an armed robbery syndicate have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command.

This was contained in a statement released by the police in Ogun state.

According to the police, the suspects were arrested on May 24 after the DPO Agbara division recieved a distress call that armed robbers have invaded Idanyin community, raiding house to house dispossessing their victims of their belongings and inflicting injuries on them.

The police said, the DPO Agbara division SP Saleh Dahiru upon the distress call quickly led his anti-robbery team to the scene and met with robbers attacking the apartments of one Barrister Kamieyefa Omosivwe and Oluyemi Olajide respectively.

The police disclosed that the armed robbers launched an attack on sighting the police but were overpowered by the officers.

Three members of the gang were eventually arrested with one injured, while one of them escaped.

The arrested members were identified as Toheed Salami, Ibrahim Ismaila and Michael Abiodun and further stated by the police that the injured victim has been taken to the hospital for medical attention.

Items recovered from them include two locally made short guns.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to special anti-robbery squads SARS for discreet investigation.



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