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Wounded robbery gang member arrested in Ogun state

A member of a robbery gang that invaded a students’ hostel in Ipara Remo, in Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun state has been arrested by the police.

 

The suspect identified as Sodiq Yahaya was arrested after being wounded in gunfire exchange between his gang members and the police. 

 

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said; 

 

“Upon the distress call, the DPO, Isara Division, CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin, quickly mobilised his men in conjunction with local vigilantes and moved to the scene. On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums opened fire on them and the policemen retaliated.  At the end of the encounter, the robbers who have sustained varying degrees of gunshot injuries took to their heels and escaped through the bush”

 

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