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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Ogun police arrest cultist for armed robbery, recover 10 cars

Press statement from Ogun state police command...
The Ogun State police Command has arrested and paraded 27 suspects who were apprehended for various offenses at different locations in Ogun state by police operatives attached to Special Anti Robbery Squad and the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence of the command.
The command,which had been on the trail of some notorious cultists who had been involved in many killings and crimes in Ijebu area of the state,arrested two notorious cultists who are confirmed members of Aiye confraternity for armed robbery recently.

The suspected cultists are AHMED OLASUNKANMI aka AHMED THE KILLER,25,and SADIQ MUILI,24. Other suspected cultists arrested for armed robbery are ADEWALE OLUMIDE,28, RAFIU OLUWATOSIN,27, and IFEANYI IDOR,27.

Preliminary investigations reveal that the cultists have been involved in series of armed robbery including snatching of cars within major cities and along highways within and outside the state.The command also arrested another set of armed robbers who specialize in snatching cars and robbery operations.They include IFEANYI OKEKE,34,ABIODUN TAIWO,39,OLA HAMMED,40 and ODION OZASUWA,23.The police have recovered almost 10 vehicles and 8 guns and several ammunition of different calibres from the suspects.

The command also arrested additional 14 suspected cultists from Agbara area of the state, while two suspects,IDRIS ADEJUWON,24,and MUIDEEN BELLO,26 were arrested in connection with the August 5th Ijoko Otta Killings.

The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali has charged officers and men of the command to go after hoodlums and criminals in the state and make sure the state is safe for all and sundry. CP Ali has directed that the suspects be charged to court immediately after proper investigations. He also vowed to deal decisively,in accordance with provisions of the law,with any criminal or individuals who may want to foment troubles in the state.

DSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI
PPRO OGUN STATE
ELEWERAN ABEOKUTA

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