Ogun: 2 nabbed for robbing POS operator at gun point

Two suspected armed robbery suspects, were on Saturday, 22nd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a point of sales (POS)  operator at gun point in Ketu area of the state.

In a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO),DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, it was stated that the duo were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Idanyin divisional headquarters.

It further stated that four armed men were attacking a POS operator at Ketu Adiowe community, and that the hoodlums have dispossessed the woman of her bag containing the sum of sixty thousand naira (N60,000), two androids phones and a bunch of key.

Upon the distress call, the Dpo Idanyin division csp Olayinka Kuye quickly led his patrol team to the area, where the duo of Balogun Haruna, aka Fitila and Imole Noah were arrested with the assistant from members of the community. 

The two other suspects escaped with their arms. 

On interrogation, Balogun Haruna who claimed to be a member of Eye confraternity, confessed to the crime, while the victim has also identified him and his partner as those who robbed her. An expended cartridge was recovered from them. 

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 discreet investigation. 

He has also directed that the escaped members of the gang be hunted for and brought to book, as soon as possible. 

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