Police arrest ex convict for armed robbery
Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested an ex convict, Kehinde Shoboyede for armed robbery at Agbado area of the state.
The suspect had been arrested, charged to court and convicted for similar offence in the past. He was said to have been released from prison and returned to his criminal activities.
The Police Public Relations, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi told The Nigerian Voice that the DPO of Agbado Division, SP Kuranga Yero embarked on intelligence based investigation through which the detectives got clue leading to the suspect's arrest.
The PPRO said "on interrogation, he confessed being the person carrying out series of robbery operation in Agbado and it's environs in collaboration with one man who he simply identified as Rafiu presently at large."
Items recovered from the suspect include one cut to size locally made pistol, four live cartridges and one sharp knife.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Kenneth Ebrimson ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the special anti robbery squads SARS for further investigation.
The CP directed police detectives to ensure the arrest of other members of the gang so that they would be brought to Justice.