Ogun police arrest three suspects in collection with Gateway poly robbery
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 3 suspected armed robbers Taiwo Oredoyin age 27, Taiwo Kuti 35, and Folorunsho Saheed 36 that invaded Ipara-Remo and Ode-Remo communities, hosting some students of the Gateway Polytechnic, Saapade where one female student was raped in Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The spokesperson of Ogun Police Command Superintendent of police Omomlola Odutola disclosed that the suspects at first denied it. Still, a victim of their last robbery operation identified one out of the three-man gang of young men, terrorizing Gateway Polytechnic.
She stated that following a security summit organized by the Commissioner of Police in the state Alamutu Abiodun, a proactive operation was conducted based on intelligence in response to recent shooting incidents at Gateway Polytechnic.
The three suspects are all residents of Isara town in Ogun State and police recovered one locally fabricated pistol with two live cartridges, as well as two Samsung phones from them.
Omolola noted the Police, in collaboration with other security agencies implemented a stop and search operation in Ode Remo and Ipara area, during the operation, a gang of three suspected armed young men were intercepted on a motorcycle, adding the suspects attempted to evade arrest by resorting to violent to escape but were eventually apprehended.
She pointed out that the suspects are currently undergoing interrogation as part of the preliminary investigation, upon completion of they will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for a more in-depth and discreet investigation.