Breaking: Police arrest three highway ‘robbers’ in Ogun

The Ogun State Police have arrested three suspected highway robbers alleged to have
terrorised Odogbolu/Ijebu-Ode Expressway.

Johnson Afokolu, Victor Michael and Jacob Usang were arrested on Saturday morning by

a police patrol team that saw them allegedly taking position to attack early travellers.
The suspects were said to have attempted to flee when they sighted the policemen but

were chased and apprehended.

It was gathered that a toy gun, knife, phones, substances suspected to be Marijuana, military

accoutrements and torches were from them.

“They confessed to have been responsible for most armed robbery cases in the area and that

other members of the gang usually joined them on special operations,” said police spokesman

Abimbola Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP).

He said the Commissioner of Police Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the

suspects to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for discreet investigation while massive

manhunt for their accomplices have commenced.

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