They were arrested following a distress call received at Ewekoro divisional headquarters that a robbery gang invaded the Apomu Community and dispossessed members of the community of their belongings.
Three members of a notorious armed robbery syndicate, terrorizing Ewekoro and its environs have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command.
The suspects identified as Ahmed Isiaha, Sunday Ajibola, and Jimoh Wahab were arrested following a distress call received at Ewekoro divisional headquarters that a 4-man robbery gang have invaded the Apomu Community in Ewekoro local government area of the state and dispossessed members of the community of their belongings.
Upon the distress call, the DPO Ewekoro division, CSP Jacob Olayemi, quickly mobilized his patrol team and moved to the scene. On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums took to their heels but they were hotly chased and with assistance from members of the community, three of the hoodlums were arrested.
Items recovered from them include one locally fabricated double barrel pistol, five live cartridges, one expended cartridge, one Bajaj motorcycle with registration number TTN 975 VU, one TVS motorcycle with registration number JBD 353 W, and some Criminal charms.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba, has directed that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.