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Nemesis has caught up with a suspected armed robber, Rotimi Ojugbele on Monday, when he was arrested by men of Ogun state police command along Ilaro/Owode Yewa road, while coming from robbery operation.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the
suspect was arrested when the Dibision Police Officer , Ilaro division CSP, Olayemi Jacob led his men on early morning patrol of the area at about 6 :30 am .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Monday .
Oyeyemi explained “while on the road, two men on motorcycle with one of them carrying a bag were accosted for stop and search, and immediately they were stopped, one of them jumped down and took to his heels while the other one was quickly apprehended.
“On searching the bag found with them, the following items were found in the bag: one double barrel locally made pistol, One single barrel locally made pistol, nine live cartridges, one Samsung galaxy S8, two small Intel phones without sim card, two wrapped of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, one white wrist watch and cash sum of #460”.
The PPRO however said the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to
State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
“He also directed that the escaped suspect be hunted for and brought to justice.”