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Suspected armed robber dressed in full Civil Defence uniform arrested by Policemen

Ogun state police command have arrested a suspected armed robber, Adeolu Bankole ‘m’ of Idagba quarter in Ayetoro, who disguised in Civil Defense uniform.

The suspect, who had been using Civil Defense Corp uniform to carry out his robbery operation was apprehended on Friday following a complaint by some students of Olabisi Onabanjo university, Ayetoro campus who reported at Ayetoro area Command that they were robbed of their belonging at gunpoint by the armed robber, who broke into their apartment, dressed in Civil Defense uniform and robbed them of their phones, laptops,and other belongings.

On receiving the complaints, the area Commander Ayetoro, ACP Anthony Haruna, confirmed that after hours of painstaking investigation, the detectives received information about the hideout of the suspect, where he was caught with a bag containing six phones, one laptop, a pair of civil defense uniform and a locally made pistol.

Investigation further revealed that the suspect stole the pair of Civil defense uniform from a parked Toyota camry belonging to an officer of the corp on December 2020 and thereafter set the car ablaze.


Suspect was also found with two other stolen phones and a wrist watch was also found on him.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.

 

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