A member of an armed robbery syndicate who specialized in operating while dressed as a member of Nigerian Army has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
The 23 years old Adeoye Ayomide,was arrested around along Ofada road, Mowe.
It was earlier reported that his gang had robbed one Adeyemo Adegboyega, a retired army officer, of the sum of N86,000 on the 13th of September 2018 with broken bottle.
The report of the robbery was lodged at Mowe Divisional Headquarters consequent upon which the DPO CSP Francis Ebuhoma detailed his operatives to be on the trail of the hoodlums.
The police efforts paid off on Tuesday when the operatives received information that the gang have been sighted around Mowe area.
Upon the information, the operatives swiftly moved into action, chased the gang and subsequently got one of them who dressed in fake camouflage arrested.
A search warrant was duly executed in his house where more fake army uniform was recovered.
However, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Federal Special Aanti Robbery Squad for discreet investigation and arrest of other members of the gang.