Residents nab three suspected robbers escapes

CITIZENS COMPASS– SOME vigilant residents of Ewekoro Local Government in Ogun State, have foiled a robbery attempt on their community and apprehended three suspects in connection to the failed operation.

The suspects, Ahmed Isiaha, Sunday Ajibola and Jimoh Wahab were immediately handed over over to the police.

Spokesperson, Lagos State Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, March 15, 2022.

According to him, the operatives on Monday, arrested three members of a robbery syndicate who had been terrorising Ewekoro and its environs for quite some time now.

“The suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the Ewekoro divisional headquarters that a four-man robbery gang has invaded Apomu  Community in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state and dispossessing members of the community of their belongings.

“Upon receiving the distress call, the DPO Ewekoro division, CSP Jacob Olayemi, quickly mobilised 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 of 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 charms.”

“The Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.”

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