Police operatives attached to Ogun State Command have arrested three members of a robbery syndicate that invaded and stole four industrial batteries from Ruthfort Service Limited at Ikorodu Sagamu road Ogijo in the State.
The suspects, Shadrach Blessing 25 years, Edibo Peter 25years and Osuwgu Oyebuchi 27 years were arrested on Saturday following a distress call received by policemen at Ogijo divisional headquarters to the incident, according to a Press statement by Command’s spokesman in the State, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.
The statement which was made available in Sunday said, “the robbers who gained access to the company’s at about 2:45 am through the fence pointed gun to the security man on duty after cutting the security wire and ordered him to lie face down while they removed four industrial batteries”.
Part of the statement read, “On receiving the distress call, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Onatufeh Umoh, quickly led his patrol team to the scene where the robbers who have already escaped to the street were chased in collaboration with members of public and apprehended three amongst them, while others escaped”.
Accordingly, the Commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.