Police nab 2 ‘okada’ robbers in Ogun

Police nab 2 ‘okada’ robbers in Ogun

Monday, December 24, 2018 4:56 pm


The ‘Okada’ thieves

The Ogun Police Command has apprehended two robbery suspects who specialised in snatching of motorcycles from their owners around Ijebu Ode part of the State.
In a statement released by its Police Public Relations officer,  DSP Abimbola Opeyemi, the Police Command revealed that the two suspects had snatched the bikes from Abeokuta /Ijebu Ode road and taken it Ijebu Ode town to dispose off at a very cheap price before they were arrested.
“The two suspects, Oguntuga Saheed and Omotayo Adenuga were arrested following information received by the policemen attached to Obalende division in Ijebu Ode that two Bajaj motorcycles were about to be sold at a give away price along Okunowa/Odgbolu road.
On the strength of the information, the DPO Obalende division CSP Hakeem Fijabi led detectives to the scene where the two suspects were promptly arrested with the two motorcycles with registration number JBD 150 WZ and SPA 272 WG.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed snatching the two motorcycles at Abeokuta road ijebu ode from the owners while armed with offensive weapon.
They confessed further to have been in series of motorcycle theft in the area.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to FSARS for discreet investigation.
Iliyasu also commended the people of the area for giving timely information that assisted the Police in arresting the suspects. He noted that such synergy is necessary to have better society devoid of crime and criminality.
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