Ogun State Police retrieve stolen vehicle after arresting cop killer
An armed robber identified as Daniel Sunday has been arrested after he stabbed a policeman, Peter Olajide in an attempt to escape with a stolen Toyota car in Ogere, Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Four members of the gang reportedly snatched the car rom the owner in Lagos State and took it to Ogere on Thursday before the policemen chased them and arrested one of them.
According to the Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, three of the robbers escaped while one was arrested after stabbing a policeman in the hand.
“The suspect was arrested following information received by the policemen attached to Ogere division that four men were sighted around the Agunwarogo area of Ogere and their movement was suspicious,” Oyeyemi said per Punch.
“Upon the information, the DPO of the Ogere division, Abiodun Ayinde, led detectives to the place where the four men were seen with a Toyota Camry with number plate, AAA 212 GJ.
“The suspects fled immediately they sighted the policemen but, they were hotly chased by the team and one of them was eventually arrested after he injured a policeman, Peter Olajide.”
The PPRO disclosed that when the vehicle was searched, the vehicle license bearing the phone number of the owner was found and a call was subsequently placed to one Mrs Phelomina, who confirmed that the car was snatched in Ikoyi Lagos at gunpoint.