Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command, on March 2023, arrested three members of a robbery syndicate who have been terrorising Ewekoro and its environs.
The suspects, Ahmed Isiaha, Sunday Ajibola and Jimoh Wahab, were arrested following a distress call received at Ewekoro divisional headquarters that a 4-man armed robbery gang have invaded Apomu Community in the Ewekoro Local Government Area, dispossessing members of the community of their belongings.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon the distress call, the DPO Ewekoro division, CSP Jacob Olayemi, mobilised his patrol team and moved to the scene.
“On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums took to their heels but they were hotly chased and with assistance from members of the community, three of the hoodlums were arrested.
“Recovered from them are one locally fabricated double barrel pistol, five live cartridges, one expended cartridge, one Bajaj motorcycle with registration number TTN 975 VU, one TVS motorcycle with registration number JBD 353 W and some Criminal charms,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba, has directed that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.