A suspected armed robber, Alo Monday, has been arrested by the police with a automobile he snatched from his sufferer, the Ogun State Police Command has mentioned.
The police mentioned the suspect was a member of an armed theft gang working alongside Sagamu-Ikenne street, Ogun State.
DAILY POST gathered that the suspect was arrested on Friday with the stolen Toyota Camry automobile.
The suspect, an indigene of Ebonyi State, was arrested following a misery name acquired by police at Sagamu division at about 8:30pm that armed robbers had been working alongside Sagamu-Ikenne route.
An announcement made out there to DAILY POST by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday mentioned the DPO of Sagamu division, SP Okiki Agunbiade, instantly mobilized his patrol group and moved to the scene.
“On sighting the policemen, the robbers rapidly jumped into an already snatched unregistered Toyota Camry automobile (also referred to as “Muscle”) and began driving in the direction of Lagos-Saagamu interchange.
“They had been hotly chased by the policemen, consequent upon which they deserted the automobile and bumped into the bush,” the police PRO mentioned.
In line with Oyeyemi, the whole space was cordoned off by the policemen who, he mentioned combed the bush in the hunt for the hoodlums.
“The trouble paid off when one of many robbers, Alo Monday, was apprehended with a sledgehammer which he used to hit the proprietor of the automobile on the pinnacle earlier than snatching the car.
“The combing train drew the eye of youths and industrial motorcyclists within the space who descended closely on the suspect and beat him to stupor.
“He was ‘smuggled’ out of the place by the police who took him to the hospital for remedy.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the quick switch of the case to state CIID for discreet investigation.
The CP recommended the short response of his males to the misery name
Ajogun directed that the fleeing members of the gang be hunted and delivered to justice quickly.