Jail Birds! Two Ex-Convicts Arrested Returning From Robbery Operation

Jail Birds! Two Ex-Convicts Arrested Returning From Robbery Operation

Operatives of Ogun State police command on 23rd of June 2022 arrested two suspected armed robbers in Mowe area of the state who were coming from robbery operation which they carried out in Ogbomoso Oyo State

The two men, 37 years old Wasiu Opeyemi an indigene of Ijebu ode and 27 years old Noah Israel a Benue State indegine were apprehended by men of state anti kidnapping unit who are on routine patrol at Mowe area of Lagos _ Ibadan express way.

The two men who were on a motorcycle were accosted by the team because of the suspicious manner they appear and they were stopped for questioning.
The two suspects 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 for robbery operation.

Ogun State police said, they confessed further that all the goods in their possession are proceeds 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 nothing tangible is found with him.

The suspects who claimed to have met at Oba correctional center while serving different jail terms confessed robbing their victims with cutlass and other dangerous weapons.

Recovered from them are two laptops, eleven phones of different types, one Rolex wristwatch, cash sum of one hundred and twenty two thousand naira and bags containing household items.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered a thorough investigation of the suspects before transferring them to Oyo State where they will be prosecuted.

Spokesman of the police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the story.

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