Operatives of the Ogun police command have arrested two members of an armed robbery gang. They were alleged to have robbed a Pastor Godwin Ojerinde of God’s will Praying Ground Siun in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state. Pastor’s Car
The two suspects are Oshilaru Bidoun, a male, and Tolulope Oluwafemi, a female. They, together with three other members of their gang broke into the pastor’s house at about 3:15am on February 9, 2021. They were armed with guns and other dangerous weapons.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in Abeokuta.
The hoodlums held the pastor and his family hostage, ransacked the house and dispossessed them of one Pathfinder SUV with registration number: WDE-38-MM, one Samsung A20 handset and one Infinix hot note handset.
After weeks of painstaking investigation, the duo of Biodun and Oluwafemi were apprehended based on a tipoff.
On interrogation, they both confessed to being part of the robbery syndicate.
They confessed further that the Pastor’s Car, a Pathfinder SUV, has been sold to someone in Ogere, Ogun State and that the vehicle is on its way to the Northern part of the country.
The detectives quickly started tracing the vehicle. It was eventually recovered in Mokwa, Niger State.
The Command’s Commissioner, Edward A. Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
Ajogun also directed that efforts should be intensified to bring the fleeing members of the gang to book.
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