Video: Two arrested for snatching motorcycle at gunpoint in Ogun
Two members of a robbery syndicate, who specializes in snatching motorcycle in Sango ota and its environs have been arrested by the police.
Ogun State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement.
Oyeyemi said the two suspects, Abiodun Ogundele m’ 23 years and Opeyemi Olatubosun m’ 22yrs were arrested, following a distress call received at Sango divisional headquarters at about 8 pm that one Adesoji David, a motorcyclist was being attacked at Joju area of Sango ota, by armed hoodlums.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Sango ota, CSP Godwin Idehai quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene. On sighting the policemen, the suspects, who had already snatched the victim’s Bajaj motorcycle, took to flight, but were hotly chased, and two amongst them were arrested, while the other one escaped.
“Recovered from them are; one locally made pistol, one live cartridge, one expended cartridge and the snatched motorcycle” the statement in part read.
He added that the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also directed that the fleeing member of the gang be hunted for and brought to book as soon as possible.
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