Two suspected armed robbers were on the early hours of Tuesday 1st of June 2021, arrested by men of Ogun state police command, while escaping with a vehicle they robbed in Lagos.
The suspects, Raymond Chukwudi and Ekene Okoro were arrested by men of Federal Highway Patrol at Ajebandele, a boundary between Ogun and Ondo state while on stop and search. During the operation, the operatives stopped a Toyota Fortuner Jeep with registration number AGL 834 GU with three occupants.
On interrogation, the occupants whose countenance looked suspicious were unable to give satisfactory information about the vehicle, hence the policemen put a call across to the owner, whose phone number was seen on the particular for further enquiry.
Sensing that the game is over, one of the occupants took to his heel, while the other two were quickly apprehended.
The owner of the vehicle was later contacted, and he explained that the robbers invaded his house at Iriferiogoma Street Lakowe Phase 2 Ibeju Lekki, where they forcefully dispossessed him of the vehicle.
The two suspects were handed over to the DPO Ogbere for investigation.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for onward transfer to Lagos state command, where the culprits will be prosecuted.
DSP ABIMBOLA OYEYEMI,PPRO, OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND.