Three members of an armed robbery syndicate have been arrested by the police after attacking and robbing a company in Ogijo area of Ogun State.
The suspects, according to the Ogun Police Command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, are 25 years old Shadrach Blessing, and 25 years old Edibo Peter and 27 years old Osuwgu Oyebuchi.
They were arrested following a distress call received by policemen at Ogijo divisional headquarters that suspected armed robbers had invaded Ruthfort Service Limited at Ikorodu-Sagamu Road, Ogijo.
The robbers who gained access to the company at about 2:45 a.m. through the fence pointed gun to the security man on duty after cutting the security wire and ordered him to lie face down while they removed four industrial batteries.
On receiving the distress call, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ogijo division, CSP Onatufeh Umoh, quickly led his patrol team to the scene where the robbers who had already escaped to the street were chased in collaboration with members of public and apprehended three amongst them, while others escaped.
Recovered from them are the four industrial batteries.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.