2 robbers have been arrested on their way to an operation along the Ijebu-Ode expressway, Ogun State.
The Ogun State Police command arrested the suspects, 32-year-old Odukoya Ayomide and 31-year-old Abiodun Oyenuga.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, August 30.
According to Oyeyemi, it was gathered that the suspects were stopped on the expressway on when the Divisional Police Officer in Awa-Ijebu, Adewalehinmi Joseph, led a team of security operatives on routine patrol in the area.
He stated that the suspects who were on a motorcycle quickly jumped down on sighting the policemen and took to their heels
They were hotly chased and one of them – Odukoya Ayomide – was apprehended with a locally made cut to size double barrel gun while the second suspect escaped through the nearby bush.
“The arrested suspect informed the police on interrogation that his fleeing partner was the person who invited him from Ijebu-Ode for robbery operation and that they were just going to carry out the operation when they were accosted by the police.
The Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Edward Ajogun, ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Special Anti-Robbery Squads (SARS) unit for discreet investigation.
Source: Channels TV