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Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber on His Way Back From Operation

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Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber on his way back from an operation.

The suspect, Rotimi Ojugbele, was arrested on Monday, September 27 along Ilaro/Owoede Yewa road.

Confirming the arrest, spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested during an early morning patrol which was led by the DPO of Ilaro division at about 6:30 am.

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”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 wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, one white wrist watch and cash sum of #460” Oyeyemi said

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The spokesperson further added that the State Commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation, and also the man hunt of the escaped criminal.

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