SARS Arrest Herbalist And Two Other Suspected Armed Robbers In Ogun » Gisthour
The Ogun State Police command has confirmed the arrest of three members of an armed theft syndicate.
Police mentioned the suspect had been those that had earlier escaped arrest when operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) stormed their hideout at Adesan space of Mowe.
According to the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects, Saheed Bello, the chief of the gang; and Sadiq Bello, had been traced to Academy space of Ibadan, primarily based on intelligence investigation embarked upon by CSP Tijani Mohammed-led SARS operatives, including that they had been promptly apprehended.
Their arrest, DAILY POST realized, led the police to the residence of 1 Ibrahim Rasheed, who’s the gang’s herbalist, at Ile-Ogbo in Osun State.
Items recovered from them, in line with Oyeyemi, had been one locally-made single-barrelled pistol and 5 reside cartridges.
In an announcement on Monday, he knowledgeable that the gang had been liable for collection of theft instances round Mowe/Ofada areas of Ogun State in current instances.
DAILY POST remembers that 4 members of the gang had earlier been arrested on June 7 by the SARS operatives, whereas the lately arrested ones escaped.
But, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, reportedly launched a severe manhunt for them, resulting in their arrest.
“Meanwhile, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police has directed a full-scale investigation into the past activities of the suspects with a view to charging them to court as soon as investigation is concluded.”
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