Operatives of Ogun state police command have arrested 5 males for robbing an organization at Sango Ota, in Ado Odo Ota native authorities space of Ogun state.
The suspects, Umar Haruna, Abbah Yahaya, Muritala Umar, Wale Fadeyi and Segun Olofinmade had been arrested, following a misery name acquired by policemen at Sango divisional headquarters.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press assertion made out there to Blueprint, Wednesday, said that at about 12: 30 midnight, a bunch of armed robbers numbering about ten, and armed with cutlasses had forcefully gained entrance into Balita firm and packing away motor engines which the corporate belonging to the corporate.
Upon the misery name, the DPO Sango division, SP Saleh Dahiru, mobilised his males and moved into the world.
“On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums who got here with a Mitsubishi Canter bus with registration quantity LSR 414 YF took to their heels however they had been chased and 5 amongst them had been apprehended whereas others escaped.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the theft incident was masterminded by the previous Chief Safety officer of the corporate who was relieved of his obligation about three months in the past. The stated former Chief safety officer is presently on the run.
“Recovered from them are a Mitsubishi Canter bus loaded with ten motor engines and cutlasses”, the assertion reads
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the case be transferred to State Prison Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.
He equally ordered an enormous manhunt for the fleeing former Chief Safety Officer with the view to deliver him to justice.