The operatives of Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps (So-Safe Corps) an arm of Ogun State Government Atan Division under the leadership of Agbara Area Commander ACC Adebesin Lukman has foiled the robbery attack by seven gangs of armed Robbers in Olokopupo Community, Atan Ota, Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area.
In a statement issued from the Office of the State Commander of the Corps, Commander( Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the office of the Director of information of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf ‘ revealed that ‘the syndicates ransacked three houses in the said community but unfortunately few of the So-Safe Officers Atan Divisional Headquarter on routine patrol in the axis sighted the suspected armed robbers while cutting the security wire’ . The officers waited patiently till they went through the back perimeter fence. They then confronted the officers having sighted them he said.
Ganzallo further revealed that the team later reinforced to the area of incident, upon sighting the officers in their full actions, the suspected armed robbers took to their heels and three out of the seven syndicates were apprehended on Friday, September, 23, 2022 at about 5:2600hrs while the rest four were at large.
The apprehended suspects are Ikechukwu Oligbo 35years of age, Fidelix Nwakwo 32 years old and Chinedu Eze 37 years old.
Ganzallo also note that ‘One Nuru Ahmed 24years , a resident of Alaba Rago,Lagos State was traced for allegedly dealing in buying stolen phones from the Syndicates as confessed by the suspects and was eventually arrested while a number of stolen items were found in his possession as he confessed to the crime.
Ganzallo also said that ‘during preliminary investigation, the suspects confessed without torture that one of their members called Ugor and at large is in possession of the cut to size locally made pistol’ .
The four suspects and the exhibit found with them were- Four iPhone, Toyota Rav 4 marked KSF 92 GT, 2021 Model, Metalic blue colour, Three iPhone(Apple, white and red), two Tecno phones, two black belts, one black vez cap, one chain wrist watch, two brown leather wallets, four thousand eight hundred and forty naira cash(#4, 840:00). All exhibit was handed over to the Nigeria Police, Atan Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.