. Recover arms and ammunition
Two members of a robbery gang met their waterloo as the Anti Crime Patrol Team attached to Odogbolu Division of Ogun State Police Command, led by the DPO Odogbolu , DSP Eludini Akinola engaged them in a gun duel along Omu/Epe highway in Ijebu Area of Ogun State around 2 pm on Wednesday while they were robbing some commuters .
The spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi who confirmed the incident disclosed to Street Journal that the patrol team responded to a distress call from some of the road users along the road. He said the policemen were attacked by the armed robbers and in the fire fight that ensued, two of the robbers were gunned down by the police while three escaped with bullet wounds.
“One AK 47 rifle with 19 rounds of ammunition, 2 locally made pistols, live cartridges and charms were recovered from the armed robbers,” Adejobi said.
He also stated that the Ogun State police command has intensified patrol on major highways in the state with the use of new Distress Call Patrol Vans released to the command by the Inspector General of Police MD Abubakar and the new Armoured Personnel Carriers(APCs) donated by the Ogun State Government.
While commending the gallantry of the policemen who engaged the robbers, the Commissioner of Police Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna Okoye reaffirmed his earlier promise that the police will make Ogun State hot for robbers and hoodlums who may want to jeopardize the security of lives and property in the state.