An armed robbery suspect, Waheed Ijiyemi, was on Tuesday, April 19th, arrested by men of Ogun state police command while on his way to carry out a robbery operation.
The suspect was arrested while the DPO Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job, was on routine patrol with his men and sighted the suspect on an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle. Immediately the suspect sighted the policemen, he abandoned the motorcycle and took to his heels. He was hotly chased and arrested.
The small bag with him was searched and a cut to size locally made pistol with ten live cartridges was recovered therein.
Confirming his arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect confessed to being an armed robber and that he was on his way to carry out an operation before he was apprehended.
Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.