Police parade 7 fake soldiers over armed robbery in Ogun state on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun who paraded the suspects before journalists at the Command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta, the State capital, said they were arrested in different locations within and outside the State.
Ajogun said the suspects: Vincent Magnus, Elias John, Ikechukwu Alore, Ifeanyi Emmanuel, Chibueze Kingsley, Chigozie Michael and Obiorah Michael were arrested by a team of Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS).
According to the Police boss, the suspects have been responsible for series of robbery incidents along the Sagamu-Benin expressway, especially Babcock junction and Ijebu-Ife area.
the Command received a distress call on Friday, September 4, that a gang of armed robbers who dressed in military camouflage uniform blocked the Sagamu-Benin expressway at Ijebu-Ife and were robbing motorists of their valuables.”
The robbery gang engaged the police in a gun duel which lasted for about 30 minutes resulting in the death of one the suspects while others escaped with gun-shot injuries.
The Police also paraded two herdsmen, Abubakar Adamu and Muhamadu Aliyu for armed robbery and rape of a 16-year-old girl.
The suspects, according to the police boss, robbed a family living in a farm settlement in Afowowa village in Ewekoro local government area of the State of N140,000 and thereafter raped the 16-year-old daughter of the family.