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Police arrest motorcycle thieves in Ogun

The personnel of the Ogun kingdom Police Command, on Monday, arrested suspected robbers, who allegedly specialised in snatching motorcycles from their proprietors at gunpoint in Ijebu-Ode and its environs.

The suspects had been reportedly caught while seeking to snatch a bike once they had dispossessed riders of their motorcycle

The Police Public relations Officer within the kingdom, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

Oyeyemi said the suspects, Joshua Michael, 27, and Emeka Nwanga, 26, had been arrested following a distress name received by way of the Divisional Police Officer, Ilese-Ijebu, SP Olusesi Kayode.

He said the police have been alerted that armed robbers have been approximately to grab a motorbike from its proprietor around the Ikangba property, Ijebu-Ode.

The PPRO said, “Upon the misery call, the DPO, SP Olusesi Kayode, speedy mobilised his anti-robbery group to the scene. On sighting the policemen, the suspects took to their heels, however they had been hotly pursued and apprehended with the assist of contributors of the public.

“The motorcyclist and his system were rescued from the bandits. Recovered from the hoodlums became a domestically-made double-barrelled pistol.”

Oyeyemi introduced that the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered the switch of the suspects to the special Anti-robbery Squad for discreet research and prosecution.

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Abimbola Oyeyemi Emeka Nwanga Ijebu-Ode Joshua Michael Ogun


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