Men of Ogun State Police Command have on Wednesday arrested two armed robbery suspects while robbing two women police officers on the way to their working place.
VOA News gathered that the women were driving in a car belonging to one of them from Ifo going to Sango Ota and on getting to Iyana-Ilogbo area, the two suspects suddenly double crossed them with motorcycle and held them hostage with a locally made pistol.
After collecting their bags and phones, the suspects were about to climb back their motorcycle when the two women officers engaged then in fighting and raised alarm.
Having sensed danger, the suspects; Hafiz Omidokun 29yrs and Peter Babalola, 27yrs took to their heels while the women officers with the help of passers-by gave them hot chase. Realizing that they were about to be caught, the suspects made an attempt to snatch another motorcycle for the purpose of using it to escape, it was there and then they were apprehended.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi while confirming the story to VOA News said that the armed robbery suspects were about to be lynched by angry mob when the DPO Sango Police Division, CSP Oyedele Nasirudeen who had earlier received the distress call arrived with his patrol team and rescued them to the station. Recovered from suspects were; one locally made pistol, one expended cartridge and a motorcycle, VOA News gathered.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Special Anti robbery Squad (SARS) for discreet investigation.