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Police confirm arrest of suspected armed robber in Ota

The Nigeria Police, Ogun Command, on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a suspected armed robber (nameswitheld), while on his way to rob at Onipanu area in Sango-Ota.

The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP. Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement in Ota.

Oyeyemi said that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday when CSP Bamidele Job, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), and his men, were on routine patrol.

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He said that when the suspect on an unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle, immediately sighted the policemen, he abandoned the motorcycle and took to his heels.

According to him, following a hot chase by the patrol team led by the DPO, the suspect was arrested.

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“The small bag with him was searched and a cut to size locally made pistol with 10 live cartridges were recovered from him.

“During interrogation, the suspect confessed being an armed robber, and that he was on his way to carry out an operation before he was apprehended,” he said.

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Meanwhile, the state of Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.

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  1. Any criminal act must be handle
    Well because no one is enjoying
    In this country, everyone is just
    Managing, it not sweet anywhere
    But we keep believing in God that
    Everything will back to normal one
    Day by God grace that what we are
    Hoping for not any government or
    Individuals so he need to be Punished
    According to the law of our land

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