3 serial bike robbers arrested in Ogun
It was a great feat for the Ogun State Police Command as they finally arrested three members of a robbery syndicate, who specialized in snatching motorcycles from their owners.
The robbers have been terrorizing the state with their activities for several months until they got arrested by the gallant police officers.
The Spokesman of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement, said the trio was arrested on December 5th.
Oyeyemi gave the names of the suspects as Daniel Akapo, 27 years, Idowu Ajao Sunday, 20 years, and Dare Olusegun 24 years.
According to him, they were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Ago Iwoye divisional headquarters, that a motorcyclist, one Shefiu Moshood was being attacked by two men who pretended as passengers and asked him to take them to Oke Erigba village on his motorcycle.
He said the two suspects suddenly stopped him along the road and told him that they were not going again.
The police image maker disclosed that the two men pretended as if they wanted to give him money only to bring out “powdered grinded pepper and rubbed it on the eyes of the rider, with the view to snatch the motorcycle from him.”
The police spokesman added , “While he was struggling with them, a battle axe fell from the suspects’ bag, which the victim picked to attack them back.
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