By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
Five suspected members of an armed robbery gang terrorising Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State and its environs have been arrested by operatives of Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS of the State Police Command.
The suspects were Dayo Ajala, 39; Ismaila Badmus, 35; Obasanjo, Joseph Sunday, 24; Chuckwuemeka Paul, 27; Ejima, Okikiola Adeshina, 46 and their herbalist.
According to a statement issued by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were apprehended, following an information received by the SARS operatives about their hideout at Odeda area of Abeokuta.
Upon the information, the Officer -in- charge of SARS, Tijani Muhammed led his men to the area and cordoned off the hideout. At the end of the operation, four members of the gang were apprehended and their herbalist.
Items recovered are one double barrel locally made short gun, one battle axe, two knives and assorted dangerous charms.
The state Commissioner of Police, Edward A. Ajogun has ordered full scale investigation into the activities of the suspects with the view to prosecute them diligently.