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Police arrest robbers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested two robbers on the Kara lengthy bridge alongside the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway within the Obafemi-Owode Native Authorities Space of the state whereas robbing motorists.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, disclosed this in a press release on Sunday.

Oyeyemi recognized the suspects as Ibrahim Nura, 27, an indigene of Kebbi State and Isaac Kyegh, an indigene of Benue.

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Oyeyemi mentioned they have been arrested whereas dispossessing the motorists on the bridge.

Oyeyemi defined that the duo residing in Kara, Isheri, Ogun attacked one Agoro Adebayo and Olalekan Toheeb whose automobile had a mechanical fault on the bridge.

He added that the victims have been attacked by the suspects whereas making an attempt to repair their defective automobile.

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In response to him, two males immediately got here out from underneath the bridge and threatened the duo with knife and cutlass in order to dispossess them of their valuables.

“Within the course of, the patrol crew from Warewa division led by the DPO SP Afeniforo Folake who’re on routine patrol on the bridge met them within the act.

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“On sighting the policemen, the suspects took to their heels and jumped underneath the bridge, however, they have been hotly chased and apprehended proper underneath the bridge the place they’ve turned to their hideout.”

He added that the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the quick switch of the suspects to Particular Anti Theft Squad for discreet investigation and prosecution

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