The Ogun State Police Command said, yesterday,
that it had arrested nine suspected armed robbers
along Sagamu/Benin Expressway and Ilese in Ijebu
Area of Ogun State.
The command also said it arrested a 19 year old
Biodun Ogunyobi for allegedly raping a 17 year old
girl (names withheld) at Mile 2, along Ayetoro Road
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state,
Muyiwa Adejobi, who stated these in a statement,
added that three of the suspected armed robbers
were arrested in Sagamu, while six were arrested
in Ilese in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of the
Adejobi said the suspected r****t lured the girl,
who was sent on an errand by her mother, by
asking her to assist him take something in his
room, where he r***d her.
On the suspected robbers, Adejobi said: “Acting on
a tip-off, a team of Special Anti Robbery Squad of
Ogun State Command intercepted a syndicate of
armed robbers at Sagamu junction on Saturday
while they were planning to rob commuters along
Sagamu/Benin Expressway at about 2pm.
“A gun battle ensued between the robbers and the
SARS men, which led to the arrest of Kolawole
Fasasi, Sunday Oduwole, Ebenezer Abel with fatal
bullet injuries, while others escaped with injuries.
“One pump action gun with four rounds of
cartridges, one double-barrelled pistol, some
charms and a KIA car with number plate KTU 793
BB, which had been snatched by the syndicate
earlier along Wasinmi/Papalanto Road at gun point,
6 in Ijebu
“In another development, policemen attached to
Ilese Division in Ijebu Area of Ogun State arrested
six suspected armed robbers who robbed some
commuters in the area on Sunday by 4pm.
“The police immediately went on search-and-raid
of about four suspected houses in Ilese Ijebu after
the report was made at the station and arrested
Sanusi Wasiu, Adewale Abass, Ramon Salau,
Olatunji Emiloju, Olawale Olugbenga and Dare
“18 live cartridges, one UTC knife, one dagger, one
axe, one hammer and other offensive weapons
suspected to have been used in their robbery
operations, were recovered from their houses.
“Their victims have identified them and the
suspected r****t has been arrested.”