Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested four members of a robbery syndicate terrorizing Sango- Ota and its environs in recent time.
This was contained in a statement issued on Monday, by the State Command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi.
According to Oyeyemi, the suspects, Sherrif Kamoru 28, Rabiu Seyidu 37, Opeyemi Adebayo 26, and Ajibola Fakolade 21, were arrested following a report lodged at Sango divisional headquarters on the 20th of March 2023 by one Adeleye Sunday, who reported that he was attacked by some armed hoodlums at about 5:30am at Joju area of Sango-Ota.
The armed robbery victim stated further that the hoodlums dispossessed him of his two phones after inflicting cuts on his neck with a machete. They then siphoned the sum of six hundred thousand naira (N600,000) from his account through the app of his bank on the phone.
Upon receipt of the report, the DPO Sango-Ota division, CSP Saleh Dahiru, detailed his detectives to technically trace the suspects and bring them to justice.
The detectives swung4 into action, and acting on credible intelligence, the hideout of the suspects was located and four amongst them were apprehended.
Items recovered from them include: one cutlass, one Tecno POP2f phone belonging to the victim and a nose mask used by one of them during the operation.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Yomi Oladimeji, has ordered the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence department for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.