According to reports, police officers of Ogun state police command have arrested a 26year old robber. The robber identified as Segun Azeez was reportedly planning a robbery operation before he was accosted. The incident took place in Ado-Odo / Ota local government area of Ogun state.
The Ogun State Police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed Azeez was arrested on Thursday.
Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed police officers from Sango Ota divisional headquarters of the state got a wind of the information. According to him, they attained information that some robbers were plotting to attack a neighborhood in the area.
He started ” Upon the information, DPO, Sango -Ota division, SP Saleh Dahiru, quickly mobilized his patrol team and moved to the suspect hideout at Abanikole Junction, where the suspect was arrested while others escaped”.
The public relation officer revealed one locally-made double-barrelled pistol and one live cartridge was recovered from the suspect.
Ogun police revealed upon interrogation, that the suspect confessed he was planning with other members of the gang to rob some houses in Agoro community.
In addition, Oyeyemi stated Ogun State commissioner of police has ordered immediate transfer of Segun Azeez to the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
“He also directed that other members of the gang must be hunted and brought to book” Oyeyemi declared.