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Three suspected robbers nabbed on way to operation



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Operatives from the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three members of a robbery syndicate on their way to operation at Orita area of Ilaro, Ogun state.

The suspects, 27 years old Ibiyemi Wasiri a.k.a fellow, 20 years old Alabi Ojugbele and 18 years old Obe Lekan were arrested at Orita area of Ilaro during a joint routine patrol carried out by men of Ilaro area command and Ilaro divisional headquarters.

The suspects, who were on a Bajaj motorcycle with defaced number plate jumped down from the motorcycle when they sighted the policemen and they ran to different directions.

They were hotly chased by the policemen and were all arrested.

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A search was conducted on them and one locally made pistol, four live cartridges and assorted criminal charms were recovered from them.

On interrogation, Ibiyemi Wasiri informed the police that he was an ex -convict, and that he still has a pending case of unlawful possession of firearms in a magistrate court. The suspects all confessed that they were going for a robbery operation before they were arrested by the policemen.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

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