Ogun police arrest suspected cultist, armed robber


The Ogun police command says it has arrested a notorious cultist and armed robbery suspect, Christian Peter in Mowe area of the state.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Wednesday.

Oyeyemi explained that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday.

The PPRO explained that the suspect had been on wanted list of the command for quite some time.

He stated that the suspect was arrested while the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Mowe division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno, was on routine patrol of Mowe-Ofada road with the divisional anti robbery team.

” They sighted the suspect in the premises of a hotel at Olororo area of Mowe with a waist bag.

“On sighting the policemen, the suspect made an attempt to escape but was quickly obstructed and apprehended.

“The waist bag in his possession was searched immediately, and a locally made double barrel pistol loaded with four live cartridges was recovered .

“He is one the hoodlums terrorising Mowe-Ofada axis in recent time,” he said.

Oyeyemi explained that the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.


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