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Police arrest robbery suspect on way to operation

POLICE in Ogun have arrested an armed robbery suspect, Waheed Ijiyemi while on his way to carry out a robbery operation.

He was arrested on Tuesday 19th of April 2022 by the Divisional Police Officer DPO, Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job and his men who were on routine patrol when they sighted the suspect on an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle.

Immediately the suspect sighted the policemen, he abandoned the motorcycle and took to his heels but was was hotly chased and arrested.

The small bag with him was searched and a cut to size locally made pistol with ten live cartridges was recovered there in.

On interrogation, the suspect confessed been an armed robber, and that he was on his way to carry out an operation before he was apprehended.

Confirming the arrest in a statement, Spokesperson for the Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said 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.

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