The Ogun police command on Sunday said it had arrested two suspected
armed robbers while robbing motorists on the long bridge along the
Oyeyemi explained that the suspects, Ibrahim Nura, an indigene of Kebbi
state and Isaac Kyegh, an indigene of Benue both reside in Kara Isheri
area of the state were apprehended while attacking one Agoro Adebayo and
Olalekan Toheeb whose vehicle had a mechanical fault on the bridge.
The statement reads; “While trying to rectify the fault, the two men
suddenly came out from under the bridge and threatened the duo with
knife and cutlass so as to dispossess them of their valuables.
“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 in the
“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,” he said.
Oyeyemi added that the State 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.