A truck on Thursday knocked down two fleeing armed robbers along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The victims were escaping after robbing motorists and members of the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry.
The bandits having successfully robbed their victims took to their heels on sighting police operatives attached to Ibafo Division who were on patrol on the expressway
A witness said the truck hit two of the men, who sustained major injuries, while the third gang member narrowly escaped the crash.
Police later arrested the injured thieves and recovered some of the stolen items.
When contacted, the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the incident said the robbery victims have identified the thieves.
The recovered items have also been returned to the owners.
He gave identities of the suspects as Sola Bilaminu and Ibrahim Sandi.
“The Commissioner of Police Ogun State Abdulmajid Ali has commended the police operatives for their commitment and dedication to duty, and directed that the suspects be transferred to the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Magbon Abeokuta for thorough investigation,” he said.