Ex-convict arrested for alleged robbery in Ogun State
An ex-convict identified as Kehinde Shoboyede, has been arrested by police for allegedly robbing people of their possessions within Agbado in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.
The Police Public Relation Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident saying the suspect had earlier been convicted for a similar offence.
Soon after he was released from prison, residents in his area started noticing series of robbery incidents.
“On noticing this, the DPO Agbado division, SP Kuranga Yero, embarked on intelligence based investigation through which the detectives got clue leading to the suspect’s arrest,” Oyeyemi said per DailyPost.
“On interrogation, he confessed being the person carrying out series of robbery operation in Agbado and it’s environs in collaboration with one man who he simply identified as Rafiu presently at large.”
One cut-to-size locally made pistol, four live cartridges and one sharp knife were recovered from the ex-convict.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of Shoboyede to the Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) for investigation, he also directed that the suspect’s partner-in-crime should be hunted for, and arrested.