They had been arrested following a misery name that the hoodlums had been working alongside Ogere street, the place they had been dispossessing harmless members of the general public of their belongings.
“Operatives of the Ogun state police command have apprehended a five-man theft gang terrorizing Iperu/Shagamu/Ode Remo space on Saturday, March twelfth.
The suspects, Moruf Abidogun, Usman Adeyemi, Fisayo Aliu, Afees Adesina, and Dauda Lekan had been arrested following a misery name obtained by the DPO Iperu divisional headquarters that the hoodlums had been working alongside Ogere street, the place they had been dispossessing harmless members of the general public of their belongings.
Upon the misery name, the DPO Iperu division SP Waheed Oni shortly mobilized his males at the side of the world command’s anti-robbery crew, Shagamu anti-robbery crew, Ogere patrol crew and moved to the scene.
On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums who’ve already snatched a Toyota Corolla automotive with registration quantity GGE 733 FL took to their heels however they had been hotly chased by the policemen and 5 of them had been apprehended.
Confirming their arrest, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says a preliminary investigation revealed that the gang has their base in Lagos, however used to return to Iperu for operation as a result of one among them is residing within the city. Objects recovered from them embody one regionally made pistol and a Toyota Corolla automotive with registration quantity GGE 733FL.
In the meantime, the commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the speedy switch of the suspects to state legal investigation and intelligence division for discreet investigation.