ROBBERY SUSPECT APPREHENDED ON HIS WAY TO OPERATION
Waheed Ijiyemi, An armed robbery suspect was on Tuesday 19th of April 2022 arrested by men of Ogun state police command while on his way to carry out a robbery operation.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command, DSP ABIMBOLA OYEYEMI, the suspect was arrested while the DPO Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job, was on routine patrol with his men and sighted the suspect on an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle. Immediately the suspect sighted the policemen, he abandoned the motorcycle and took to his heels. He 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 therein.
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.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.