Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three members of an armed robbery syndicate after a gun duel .
The suspects , Toheed Salami , Ibrahim Ismaila and Michael Abiodun , were arrested last week Sunday at a crime scene.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Abimbola Oyeyemi , disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
Oyeyemi said the suspects were arrested following a distress call that armed robbers invaded the Idanyin community in Agbara , Ado- Odo / Ota Local Government Area of the state .
He stated that the police got a hint that the suspected robbers were raiding houses, dispossessing the residents of their belongings and inflicting injuries on them .
According to the PPRO , the Divisional Police Officer, Agbara , SP Saleh Dahiru , led his anti -robbery team to the scene and met the robbers attacking one Kamieyefa Omosivwe and Oluyemi Olajide .
He stated , “On sighting the police , the robbers launched an attack on them , but they were overpowered and three members of the gang were eventually arrested , while one escaped.
“Recovered from them were two locally- made short guns. The injured victims have been taken to hospital for treatment .”
Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police in the state , Kenneth Ebrimson , had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Special Anti -Robbery Squad for discreet investigation .