Ogun: Highway thief arrested while robbing commuters on Lagos-Ibadan road

Police in Ogun State on Thursday, said it had arrested a member of a robbery gang, Blessing Adedeji, while dispossessing commuters of their belongings on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was sighted by policemen in gridlock attacking the occupants of a Toyota Camry car with a knife.

Oyeyemi added that the suspect later succeeded in dispossessing one Monsurat Ologundudu of her Tecno Camon-12 phone valued at N48,000 and a purse containing N3,000.

He explained that the suspect took to his heels on sighting the policemen, but he was given a hot chase and apprehended by the cops.

The statement read in part, “Men of the Ogun State Police Command on Sunday, November 24, 2019, arrested one Blessing Adedeji,…

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