BY DAUD OLATUNJI
ABEOKUTA — The Ogun State Police Command said it arrested three suspected robbers barely a day after it arrested 11 suspects in Abeokuta.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement in Abeokuta, yesterday, explained that the three robbery suspects were operating in Ogun and Oyo states before they were apprehended at Obada Oko and Papalanto, Ifo Local Government Area of the state on Sunday afternoon.
According to Adejobi, “Abiola Akanni, Eniola Fajobi, and Peter Hammed are members of a robbery syndicate that was burst in Ifo recently whose case is under prosecution inMagistrate Court 2 of Otta with nine suspects already arraigned before the magistrate.
“The suspects were arrested as a follow up to the ongoing investigation into the series of robbery operations of the burst syndicate by a special team of policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer in Ifo Division, CSP Gbenga Megbope. The suspects have confessed to the crimes.
“Items recovered from the suspects included one locally made double barrel gun, one locally made single barrel gun, 20 live cartridges, 10 GSM hand sets, jewellery and three brand new unregistered Bajaj motorcycles.”