African American in Prison

The men of Ogun State police have arrested two suspected armed robbers who specialized in robbing people at locations of automated teller macgines, ATM.

This was contained in a statement on Sunday by the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi.

Gateway times gathered that the suspects, Ebenezer Olubukola, 30 and Olajide Oladejo, 29, were said to be part of a syndicate that lurked around banks to observe people who would withdraw substantial amount of money.

It added that they usually traced their victims on motorcycles to rob them of their money at gun point.

According to Abimbola, the robbers were arrested during a routine patrol by the Area Commander of Ota Police Division, ACP Monday Agbonika with men of Operation Puff Adder around a first generation bank in Ota.

The PPRO, the Area Commander had suspected the movement and appearance of three men on a motorcycle and ordered his men to intercept and search them.

But having realised that the policemen were after them, they jumped off the motorcycle and took to their heels, but they were hotly chased and two of them were eventually apprehended while the third one escaped.

Weapons recovered from them included one locally-made pistol with five live cartridges and a Bajaj motorcycle with registration number AKM 490 WT.

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