Nigeria: Robber operating in army uniform arrested in Ogun
London, September 26, 2018 (AltAfrica)-A member of an armed robbery syndicate who specialized in operating with army uniform around Mowe area of Ogun State Nigeria has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
The suspect, Adeoye Ayomide, 23years old, according to the police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was arrested around 8:00pm of Tuesday along Ofada road Mowe.
The gang, police said had earlier robbed one Adeyemo Adegboyega a retired army officer of the sum of N86,000 on the 13th of September 2018 while armed himself with broken bottle.
The incident was reported at Mowe Divisional Headquarters consequent upon which the DPO, CSP Francis Ebuhoma detailed his operatives to be on the trail of the hoodlums.
Upon the information, the operatives swiftly moved into action, chased the gang and subsequently got one of them who dressed in fake army uniform arrested.
Search warrant was duly executed in his house where more fake army uniform was recovered.
Meanwhile, the OGUN Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to FSARS for discreet investigation and arrest the fleeing members of the gang