Two ex-convicts, Abiodun Oshoba and Mustapha Sakiru have been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State police command for allegedly dispossessing one Aminu Iliyasu of his Bajaj bike with registration quantity SGM 965 VQ at gunpoint.
A press release launched by Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says that the suspects had been arrested following a grievance lodged at Shagamu police station by the sufferer who reported that the 2 suspects boarded his bike as passengers and requested him to take them to convention resort at G.R.A quarters Sagamu.
On their method to the place, the suspects introduced out a gun and ordered him to cease. They subsequently dispossessed him of the bike and made away with it.
Upon the report, the DPO Shagamu division, CSp Okiki Agunbiade mobilized his males and in-conjunction with members of vigilante group blocked all of the exit factors of the GRA and commenced cease and search.
Their efforts yielded optimistic outcome when the bike was sighted at one of many exit level, using by Abiodun Oshoba with the plate quantity folded.
“On sighting the policemen, He deserted the bike and took to his heels. He was chased and apprehended by the policemen. His arrest led to the apprehension of his confederate, Mustapha Sakiru. A domestically made pistol with one reside cartridge was recovered from them.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the duo met in Igbeba jail the place they served totally different jail phrases and determined to type a gang after their phrases within the jail.
While Sakiru Mustapha was jailed in 2016 for hijacking a truck, Abiodun Oshoba was jailed in 2019 for snatching a cellphone; each of them got here out of jail in 2020 and determined to proceed their devilish commerce.” the assertion learn.
Oyeyemi added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Awolowo has ordered the switch of the suspects to State Criminal investigation and intelligence division for discreet investigation and prosecution.