Police in Ogun state has arrested 3suspects who robbed and hijacked a truck loaded with 203 bags of rice in Ijebu ode.
The three suspects, Animasaun Lekan aged 26yrs, Omotayo Sogo aged 34yrs, and Olayemi kehinde aged 48yrs were arrested on the 9th of January following a complaint by one Izah Ekene of no 6 Mabogunde Street, Oju-Ore, Ota.
He reported at Igbeba Division that he hired a truck to convey 203 bags of rice valued at #2. 024 million to kwale in Delta state, but on getting to Ijebu Ode, the truck driver and Lekan Animasaun brought out a gun, pointed it at him and pushed him out of the truck and diverted the rice to an unknown destination.
They equally took away his bag containing the sum of #50000 and ATM card.
Upon the report, the DPO Igbeba Division CSP Adebiyi Ademola detailed his Anti-robbery men to go after the hoodlums.
Their efforts paid off on the 11th of January when the duo of Lekan Animasaun and Sogo Omotayo were apprehended through technical intelligence.
Their arrest led to the arrest of the receiver Olayemi kehinde, a female and the recovery of the truck.
Also recovered from them is a bag containing the victim ATM card, Cash sum of #19000 and a toy gun with which they robbed their victim.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Federal Anti-robbery squad for discreet investigation and prosecution.