Operatives of Ogun State police command have arrested two notorious motorcycle snatchers who have been responsible for several cases of motorcycle theft within Mowe/Ofada axis.
The suspects; Feranmi Ajimosun ‘m’ 35yrs and Samuel Awotile ‘’ 33yrs were arrested following a complaint by one Akinola Adenekan who reported at Mowe police division that he picked two suspects on his Bajaj motorcycle with Reg. No SGM 408 BN as passengers from Mowe going to Ofada.
The complainant according to a statement by the Police Image Maker in Ogun State,f DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated further that on getting to Ofada road, one of them suddenly turned his neck violently from behind while the second one brought out a glass with which he used to machetes him on the forehead.
It was reported that while he was struggling with them, some passersby met them at the scene and the hoodlums took to their heels.
Upon the report, the DPO Mowe division, SP Marvis Jayeola quickly detailed his detectives to unravel those behind the dastardly act.
The detectives as learnt embarked on an intelligence based investigation which eventually led them to Ijere Worogudu Village where one of the suspects was apprehended, with his arrest leading to the arrest of the second suspect at Ogunrun phase II Abule Afa in Mowe.
On interrogation, they being suspects were said to have confessed to be the brain behind cases of motorcycle theft in Mowe/Ofada and its environs.
Recovered from them are: One cutlass, two phones, assorted charms and another Bajaj motorcycle which they confessed to have been snatched from another of their victims.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Cp Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) for discreet investigation.