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Ogun Police Arrest 29-Year-Old Lady With Teenager For Armed Robbery

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Ogun Police Arrest 29-Year-Old Lady With Teenager For Armed Robbery

Chioma who bought the two toy guns and gave him one to use for the operation.” 

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old lady Chioma Okafor, for allegedly carrying out a robbery operation with a 19 years old man, Nweke Joshua in the Adesan area of Mowe.

In a statement issued by SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command says the suspects were arrested following a distress call received at Mowe divisional headquarters at about 9:30 pm, that armed robbers had invaded a provisional store, owned by one Johnson Nwokoro at Safari Junction Adesan and dispossessing the owner of the day’s sales.

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”Upon the distress call, the DPO Mowe division, SP Folake Afeniforo, quickly mobilized the division’s patrol team and the so safe corpsmen to the scene where the two suspects were arrested.

On searching them, it was discovered that they came to rob the shop with toy guns which looked perfectly like original pistols.

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During the interrogation, the 19 years old Nweke Joshua, informed the police that it was Chioma Okafor who came up with the idea of carrying out the robbery operation for them to have some money.

He stated further that it was Chioma who bought the two toy guns and gave him one to use for the operation.”

Oyeyemi added that the suspects went to the shop and pretended like customers, but they suddenly brought out guns and ordered the shop owner to hand over all money in his possession to them. He said luck ran out of them when police and so safe corpsmen arrived at the scene before they could escape.

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Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.

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