Two pump action wielding armed robbery suspects overpowered by victim


The Dada Estate Division of the Osun State Police Command has effected the arrest of two suspected armed robbery suspects.

The suspects according to information made available by the police sources at Dada Estate Division, revealed that the suspects, fully armed had arrived the home of Adedayo Adedamola aka Fryo located in Adetunji Estate around 2am on Saturday.

They said the two armed robbery suspects, armed with pump-action rifles and other dangerous weapons had held Fryo’s family at gunpoint before they were overpowered and disarmed by their victim.

The duo escaped but were later apprehended and handed over to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Dada Estate Division.

During the robbery operation, the police sources disclosed that the Dada Estate Division had received a distress call about their activities and immediately swung into action and with efforts from the P.R.U and the local vigilantes, they were apprehended.

“They have been handed over to the DPO, Dada Police Station for his preliminary investigation and onward handover to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for their comprehensive investigation activities.”

Meanwhile, Yemisi Opalola, the Osun Police Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) has confirmed the arrest.

In a phone call with our reporter, she stated that an investigation would be initiated and the suspects charged to court.

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