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General News of Monday, 16 May 2022


Ogun police arrest 26-year-old for plotting robbery

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Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 26-year-old armed robbery suspect, Segun Azeez, while reportedly planning an operation in Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested on Thursday May 12.

Oyeyemi explained that policemen from the Sango-Ota divisional headquarters received information that some robbers were planning to attack a community in the area.

He said, “Upon the information, the DPO, Sango-Ota division, SP Saleh Dahiru, quickly mobilised his patrol team and moved to the suspects’ hideout at Abanikole Junction, where the suspect was arrested, while others escaped.

“Recovered from the arrested suspect were one locally-made double-barrelled pistol and one live cartridge.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was planning with other members of his gang to attack some houses in Agoro community before the police swooped on them and got him arrested.”

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“He also directed that other members of the gang must be hunted and brought to book,” the PPRO added.  

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