The arrested suspects
The Ogun State Police Command apprehended three siblings alongside one other suspect for armed robbery in the Ijebu ode area of Ogun state.
The suspects identified as Hammed Jagbojagbo, Idris Jagbojagbo, Tobi Jagbojagbo, and Tosin Ogundeko were arrested following a distress call received at Igbeba divisional headquarters that armed robbers have invaded the shop of a premier lotto agent at Odi olowo area of Ijebu Ode and robbed the agent of N90, 000.
The robbers were also accused of snatching a bajaj motorcycle belonging to one Clement Conleth.
Upon the distress call, the DPO Igbeba division, CSP Musiliu Doga quickly led his patrol team to the scene, gave the robbers a hot chase, and succeeded in arresting one of them by name Tosin Ogundeko from whom the Bajaj motorcycle was recovered.
The arrested Tosin Ogundeko subsequently led detectives to their hideout in Epe Lagos state where the remaining three were apprehended, while one of them simply identified as Tosin a.k.a socket escaped.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon interrogation, the suspects confessed been responsible for various motorcycle snatching operations in Ijebu ode and its environs.
''They confessed further that they all based in Epe but chose ijebu ode as their area of operation.'' he said
Oyeyemi added that items recovered from them include one cut to size locally made gun and one Bajaj motorcycle.
According to Oyeyemi, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation. He has also directed a massive manhunt for the fleeing member of the gang.