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Police Arrest Two Fleeing Ogun Robbers In Ibadan

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Men of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad , Ogun State Police Command, have arrested two members of a robbery syndicate in Ibadan.
The Nation reports that the suspects reportedly fled their hideout three weeks ago when the SARS operatives stormed the Adesan area of Mowe in the Obafemi – Owode Local Government Area of the state .
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who revealed this in a statement on Monday, stated that the suspects were arrested three weeks after four of their gang members were apprehended in their hideout in Mowe.
“ Saheed Bello, who is the leader of the gang , and Bello Sadiq were traced to the Academy area of Ibadan based on intelligence investigation embarked upon by the CSP Tijani Mohammed- led SARS and they were apprehended.
“ Their arrest led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Rasheed, who is the gang ’ s herbalist in Ile – Ogbo, Osun State,”the PPRO said.
He also stated that one locally -made single – barrelled pistol and five live cartridges were recovered from the suspects .
“The gang has been responsible for a series of robbery cases around Mowe/ Ofada areas in recent times .
“ Four members of the gang had earlier been arrested on June 7 , 2020 , while the recently arrested ones escaped , as a result of which the Commissioner of Police ordered a serious manhunt for them,” Oyeyemi added.
He also noted that the Commissioner of Police in the state , Kenneth Ebrimson , had directed a full – scale investigation into the past activities of the suspects with a view to charging them as soon as investigation was concluded

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