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Lagos-based suspected armed robbers arrested whereas shopping for gun in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has revealed it arrested six suspected members of dreaded cult teams on November 27, 2020, in Odogbolu space of the state whereas they had been combating over the acquisition of a domestically made pistol.

The state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, recognized the six males as Aboyeji Oluwadamilare of Isiwu Ikorodu, Adebiyi Mathew of Aleke Ikorodu, Jacob Solomon of Aleke Ikorodu, Iliasu Jubril of Isiwu Ikorodu, Olubanjo Segun of Odo Iselu Odogbolu and Samuel Olaniyan of Odo-Iselu Odogbolu.

“They had been all apprehended when the 4 Ikorodu-based cultists got here to satisfy the 2 Odogbolu suspects to foment hassle on account of a gun transaction between the 2 teams.

“Investigations revealed that the Ikorodu based mostly suspects contracted Samuel Olaniyan to buy a domestically made pistol for them, and when the gun was delivered, they found that the pistol was not serviceable; therefore they got here with full pressure to cope with the Odogbolu based mostly cultists for betraying their belief,” Oyeyemi disclosed.

Whereas the pandemonium was occurring, it was learnt {that a} misery name was made to Odogbolu police division, consequent upon, the DPO, SP Awoniyi Adekunle rapidly led his males to the scene the place the six suspects had been apprehended.

DAILY POST gathered that one locally-made pistol and two dwell cartridges had been recovered from the suspects.

In the meantime, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun, has directed that the suspects and reveals be transferred to the State Legal Investigation and Intelligence Division for discreet investigation and to cost them to court docket on conclusion of the investigation.