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Teenage siblings, one other arrested for cultism in Anambra

Two suspected armed robbers had been on Saturday arrested by males of the Ogun State police command after a gun duel.

Police mentioned the suspects, one 30-year-old Solomon Aghofure from Delta State and 37-year-old Emmanuel Mathew from Abia, had been nabbed “whereas working at Sagamu interchange space of Lagos-Ibadan expressway” round 1:30am.

An announcement from the Ogun State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects and their gang had already positioned themselves on the interchange, able to assault commuters plying the street.

In response to Oyeyemi, the gang had opened fireplace on the passing patrol workforce led by the world DPO, CSP Okiki Agunbiade.

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The workforce was mentioned to have engaged the theft gang in a shoot-out, “on the finish of which one in every of them sustained gunshot accidents and was subsequently apprehended.”

DALY POST learnt that different members of the gang had escaped into the bush, forsaking their operational automobile.

“The bush was totally combed from the place the opposite suspect was additionally arrested.

“A police corporal connected to the workforce additionally sustained gunshot accidents on his leg and was rushed to the hospital for therapy.

“On interrogation, the suspects knowledgeable the police that they had been 5 in quantity of their gang, they gave the names of others as Uche (aka 2 million), Arinze and Uzor.

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It was revealed that the three escaped suspects are ex-convicts and had served jail phrases in Okitipupa and Sagamu.

“It was after their jail time period that they shaped the gang and recruited them,” Oyeyemi mentioned.

In the meantime, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the switch of the suspects to the state CIID, including that fleeing members of the gang be hunted down.

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