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3 armed robbers arrested, after gun duel with Police

Three armed robbery suspects have been arrested by Policemen in Ogun State.

They are Toheed Salami, Ibrahim Ismaila and Michael Abiodun.

The arrest was carried out at Idanyin, a community in Agbara, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area of the State.

Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the develipment in a press statement on Sunday.


According to the Police Spokesperson the incident occurred on May 24.

“The suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Agbara division that armed robbers have invaded idanyin community, raiding houses and dispossessing residents of their belongings, while also inflicting of injuries on them”.

“Upon the distress call, the DPO , Agbara division, SP Saleh Dahiru, quickly led his anti-robbery team to the scene and met the robbers attacking the residences of one Barrister Kamieyefa Omosivwe and that of Oluyemi Olajide”.

Accorsing to him the suspected armed robbers launched an attack on the Police on sighting them.

However, Oyeyemi hinted that they were overpowered by the superior power of the Police, leading to the arrest of three members of the gang, while one of them escaped.

Items recovered from them, were two locally made short guns.

“The injured victim has been taken to the hospital for medical attention,” Oyeyemi said.

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