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Two suspected armed robbers arrested in Ogun

The police in Ogun State said they have arrested two armed robbery suspects at Olambe area of Akute, in Ifo local government area of the state.

The two suspects, Lukman Olanrewaju (27) and Shola Alabi (28) were reportedly nabbed on Sunday, following a distress call received by the DPO of Ajuwon station, SP Andrew Akinseye at about 5pm.

The Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the three-man armed robbery gang were operating at Olambe when the DPO was called.

It was reported that the suspects shot one commercial motorcyclist identified as Anas Usman and snatched his bike.

Upon the distress call, Oyeyemi said the DPO immediately led his men to the scene, in collaboration with the So-Safe Corps; adding that this led to the arrest of two of them.

”One cut-to-size locally-made gun, two live cartridges and the snatched motorcycle” were said to have been recovered from the men.

Meanwhile, the Ogun Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the state CIID.

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