TWO MEMBERS OF NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBERY GANG, HERBALIST ARRESTED BY OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two wanted members of a notorious armed robbery gang and their herbalist.
The armed robbers are identified as; Saheed Bello and Bello Sadiq, while their herbalist is Ibrahim Rasheed.
Recall that on June 8th, 2020, Eons Intelligence reported that four suspects of a notorious armed robbery gang ravaging the Mowe/Ofada axis was arrested by the Ogun State Police Command.
According to reports, the armed robbers escaped about three weeks ago when men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad attached to the Ogun State Commanded invaded their refuge.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State’s Police spokesperson disclosed this today.
He revealed that the armed robbery duo was arrested in Ibadan, while their herbalist was apprehended in Osun State today.
The spokesperson added that the suspects were arrested three weeks after four of their gang members had been apprehended in their hideout in Mowe.
He said, “Saheed Bello who is the leader of the gang and Bello Sadiq were traced to Academy area of Ibadan based on intelligence investigation embarked upon by the CSP Tijani Mohammed led SARS operatives and they were apprehended.
“Their arrest led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Rasheed who is the gang herbalist at Ile-Ogbo in Osun State.”
The gang had been responsible for a series of robbery cases around Mowe/Ofada areas in recent times.
According to the spokesperson, one locally made single barrel pistol and five live cartridges were retrieved from them.