The Ogun State police public relations officer Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement on Sunday 31st May disclosed that police men of the state have arrested suspected armed robbers after they received a distress call from residents.
Oyeyemi reported that the armed robbers invaded Idayin Community in Agbara, Ado-Odo Ota local government area.
Oyeyemi said that after receiving the call, the divisional police officer SP Saleh Dahiru and his team went to the reported area of attack and met the robbers in the home of Kamieyefa Omosivwe and Oluyemi Olajide.
The robbers who sighted the police officers began firing shots at them but soon realised they were outnumbered and the police closed in on them and made arrest.
The suspects, Toheed Salami, Ibrahim Ismaila and Michael Abiodun have Been in police custody since their arrest and are still under investigation. Oyeyemi stated
“On sighting the police, the robbers launched an attack on them, but they were overpowered and three members of the gang were eventually arrested, while one escaped.
“Recovered from them were two locally-made short guns. The injured victims have been taken to hospital for treatment.”