Two suspected highway robbers terrorising unsuspecting road users on long bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, were on Friday, June 26 2020, arrested by Ogun State Police, while trying to robbed motorists.
The suspects Ibrahim Nura ‘m’ 27 an indigine of Kebbi state and Isaac Kyegh ‘m’ an indigine of Benue both of who reside in Kara Isheri Ogun state were apprehended while attacking one Agoro Adebayo and Olalekan Toheeb whose vehicle had mechanical fault on the bridge.
The suspects, according to Ogun Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, suddenly came out from under the bridge and threatened them with knife and cutlass so as to dispossess them of their valuables while trying to rectify the vehicle’s fault.
In the process, the patrol team from Warewa Division led by the DPO SP Afeniforo Folake who are on routine patrol on the bridge met them on the act.
On sighting the policemen, the suspects took to their heels and jumped under the bridge, but they were hotly chased and apprehended right under the bridge where they have turned to their hideout
A jackknife was recovered from them.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to special anti robbery squads SARS for discreet investigation and prosecution.