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Police Arrest Traffic Robber In Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Sunday arrested one Blessing Adedeji, a robbery syndicate who specialises  in robbing commuters of their belongings along Lagos/Ibadan expressway.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State disclosed to DAILY INDEPENDENT that the suspect was arrested by policemen on surveillance patrol at Magboro area of the expressway led by the DPO Ibafo Division, Superintendent of Police (SP) Abiodun Ayinde.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was sighted by the policemen in the traffic attacking the occupants of a Toyota Camry car with knife and succeeded in dispossessing one Mosurat Ologundudu of her Techno camon-12 phone valued at N48,000 and purse containing cash sum of N3,000.
According to Oyeyemi, on sighting the policemen, he took to his heels but was chased and apprehended.
The robbed items were recovered from him and released to the owner.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Keneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) for a discreet investigation.
The CP therefore assured commuters plying the road of adequate security at all times.

Credit: IndepenentNg

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