Men of Ogun state police command on Monday, arrested two suspected robbers who specialized in snatching motorcycles at gunpoint in Ijebu-Ode and its environs.
The suspected robbers were reportedly caught while making efforts to snatch a motorcycle after they had robbed two riders of their motorcycles
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Monday .
Oyeyemi said the suspects Joshua Michael , 27, and Emeka Nwanga 26, were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Ilese-Ijebu,Sp Olusesi Kayode .
He said the police were alerted that armed robbers were about to snatch a motorcycle from its owner around Ikangba Estate Ijebu-Ode.
According to the PPRO, "upon the distress call, the DPO Sp Olusesi Kayode quickly mobilized his Anti-Robbery team to the scene.
"On sighting the policemen, the suspects took to their heels but, were hotly chased and apprehended with the help of members of the public.
"The motorcycle rider and his machine were rescued from the bandits.
"Recovered from them is a locally made double barrel pistol."
Oyeyemi added that , the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspects to special Anti-Robbery Squad for discreet investigation and prosecution.
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