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Abeokuta Phone Market Robbery: Police Arrest Three Suspects

Men of the Ogun state Police Command have apprehended three members of a robbery syndicate who invaded a phone market popularly known as Tarmarc in Abeokuta, the State capital.

The dared devils robbers who invaded the phone market on April 12th killed one of the traders after carting away several highly valued phones.

The suspects, Ajayi Kayode, Habeeb Idowu and Temitayo Oresanya were arrested on Saturday following an information received by policemen attached to Kemta divisional headquarters that the suspects have been hibernating at Abule Ake area of Kemta.

One of the robbers by name Sakiru Adeniji was arrested at the scene, while others escaped.

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Upon the information, the DPO Kemta division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle, mobilised his men and moved to the scene where the three suspects were apprehended.

A statement by the command said two of the suspects have confessed while the third suspect, Temitayo Oresanya though affirmed to be a member of the same cult group with them claimed that he didn’t participated in the robbery.

He stated further that Ajayi Kayode and Habeeb Idowu came to his house at Abule Ake to hide from the police after their robbery escapade.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Yomi Oladimeji, who commended members of the public for their coopration by giving useful information to the police, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.

He also directed that the remaining members of the gang must be hunted for and brought to justice.

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