Ogun State Police command on Thursday June 23, 2022 has arrested two suspected armed robbers in Mowe area of the state who were allegedly coming from Ogbomoso, Oyo State after carrying out robbery operation.
The two suspects were apprehended by men of state anti kidnapping unit who are on routine patrol at Mowe area of Lagos _ Ibadan express way.
The suspects who were on a motorcycle were accosted by the team because of the suspicious manner they appeared and they were stopped for questioning.
They made an attempt to escape but were quickly surrounded by the operatives and taken to the nearest police station.
On interrogation, they confessed to the police that they were coming from Ogbomoso in Oyo state where they had gone to carry out robbery operation. They confessed further that all the goods in their possession are proceed of the operation. They also stated that one of their victims was forced to transfer the sum of one hundred thousand naira into their account since he could not offer them any other tangible material.
The suspects who claimed to have met at Oba correctional center while serving different jail terms admitted to the commission of the crime.
Items recovered from them include two laptops, eleven phones of different types, one Rolex wrist watch, cash sum of one hundred and twenty two thousand naira and bags containing household items.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered a thorough investigation of the suspects before transferring them to Oyo state for prosecution
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