By Nkasi Kolie
Two suspected armed robbers who dispossessed Nonso Nwibo a rice merchant of cash sum of #120,000 at Ipamesan area of Sango Ota have been arrested by men of Ogun state police command.
SECURITY REPORTERS.com gathered that the suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Sango Ota division, CSP Godwin Idehai, that robbers have invaded the shop of the said Nonso and robbed him of one hundred and twenty thousand naira as well as his Techno handset at gun point .
Upon receipt of the distress call, the DPO was said to have quickly led his men to the scene, but on sighting the policemen, the robbers took to flight. However, they were hotly chased and one of them by name Sadiiq Hassan was arrested with a locally made pistol while the other one escaped.
Ogun State Police spokesman DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi commenting on the incident said that “following diligent investigation, the second suspect by name Kudus Rasak was apprehended on the 19th of April 2021, in a hideout at Owode Ijako, and a live cartridge was also recovered from him. The two suspects have confessed their involvement in the robbery of Nonso of his valuables.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.