Two arrested for robbing a POS operator in Ogun
Operatives of the Ogun State police command have arrested two armed robbery suspects for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a point of sales (POS) operator at gunpoint.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the duo were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Idanyin divisional headquarters that four armed men were attacking a POS operator at Ketu Adiowe community and that the hoodlums had dispossessed the woman of her bag containing the sum of sixty thousand naira (N60,000), two androids phones and a bunch of key.
”Upon the distress call, the Dpo Idanyin division csp Olayinka Kuye quickly led his patrol team to the area, where the duo of Balogun Haruna 25yrs, aka Fitila and Imole Noah were arrested with the assistant from members of the community.
The two other suspects escaped with their arms.
On interrogation, Balogun Haruna who claimed to be a member of Eye confraternity, confessed to the commission of the crime, while the victim has also identified him and his partner as those who robbed her. An expended cartridge was recovered from them” the statement in part read
Oyeyemi said the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He said the Commissioner also directed that the escaped members of the gang be hunted for and brought to book, as soon as possible.