Crime

Ex-convict arrested for armed robbery

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By Ayobami Abdullahi

Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Ibrahim Akinola ‘m’, an ex-convict for armed robbery.

According to police , “The suspect was arrested  when he and one other who is at large broke into the house of one Ojupeju Joseph at  Orimerunmu area of Mowe and inflicted matchete cuts on his head after which they  dispossessed him of the sum of N150,000.

“They also made away with his Plasma Television. While the operation was going on, a distress call was made to Mowe Divisional Headquarters and the DPO CSP Charles Ebhuoma led his anti-robbery men to the scene where the suspect was arrested while his accomplice escaped.

“The Plasma Television was recovered from him. Investigation revealed that the suspect has served a jail term before and he is still having a pending court case on robbery allegation against him”.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered that the suspect be transferred to FSARS for discreet investigation.

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