The police in Ogun State have arrested a robbery suspect, Waheed Ijiyemi, while on his way to carry out an operation on a Bajaj motorcycle.
The suspect was arrested when the DPO of Onipanu, CSP Bamidele Job, and his men were on patrol.
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The police spokesman in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said immediately the suspect sighted the policemen, he abandoned the motorcycle and took to his heels and that the operatives chased and arrested him.
According to him, the small bag with him was searched and a locally made pistol with ten live cartridges was recovered.
He further said, “On interrogation, the suspect confessed being an armed robber, and that he was on his way to carry out an operation when he was apprehended.”