A suspected armed robber, Rotimi Ojugbele has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command along Ilaro/Owode Yewa road, on his way from robbery operation.
The suspect was arrested when the DPO Ilaro division CSP Olayemi Jacob led his men on an early morning patrol of the area.
While on the road, two men on motorcycle with one of them carrying a bag were accosted on a stop and search operation, and immediately, one of them jumped down and took to his heels while the other one was quickly apprehended.
On searching their bags the Police found, one double barrel locally made pistol, One single barrel locally made pistol, nine live cartridges, one Samsung galaxy S8, two small Intel phones without sim card, two wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, one white wrist watch and cash sum of four hundred and sixty thousand Naira
The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also directed that the escaped suspects be fished out and brought to justice.
Editor: Paul Akhagbemhe