Osun State Police Command on Saturday paraded three suspected armed robbers specializing in robbing motorists plying the Osu/Ile-Ife expressway.
The suspected armed robbers have been recognized as Moses Keffi, 38; Odeyemi Oluwafemi, 42; and Isah Lawal, 28.
The state Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, whereas talking mentioned the Joint Activity Power (JTF) and police patrol crew inside the expressway arrested the suspects.
Olokode disclosed that two vans have been recovered whereas two handsets belonging to different victims have been additionally recovered of their possession.
He, nonetheless, vowed that Osun State would do away with legal actions bewildering the state, including that Osun could be introduced again to the state of peace and tranquility.
“I’m blissful to tell you that on January 14, 2021 at about 4:00am, a gang of armed robbers totally armed with weapons and different harmful weapons invaded Osu/Ile- Ife expressway, attacked harmless motorists plying the highway and hijacked at gunpoint two completely different vans; one Iveco Truck with Reg no. DTM 113 AX loaded with toiletries value tens of millions of naira and one DAF 75 Truck with Reg No. JJJ 445 XT loaded with some empty sacks of cocoa beans.
“The victims have been additionally robbed of their valuables equivalent to their handsets and the sum of N30,000.
“The JTF and police patrol crew inside the axis have been rapidly alerted and instantly swung into motion and arrested the suspects.
“The 2 vans with the hundreds intact and the suspects’ operational car (white bus) with Reg No. LSR 214 YC, have been recovered whereas the 2 handsets of the victims have been additionally recovered of their possession.”