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Man Nabbed For Robbing Mobile Money Agents

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Akin Olayemi

24-year-old, Afolayin Sunday, Maths and Computer graduate of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education was arrested for armed robbery in Ijoko, Ota, Ogun state on 6th of June 2019 by men of Ogun state police command.

Afolayin was arrested after he had robbed a female mobile money agent identified as Adesina Omolola in Ijoko, Ogun state.

According to the complainant, the suspect walked into the mobile money shop pretending to be a customer who came to transact business.

Having realized that the victim was the only person in the shop, Afolayin grabbed her on the neck and brought out a knife with which he forced her to submit all her money to him . He thereafter ransacked the drawer and made away with the sum of N42,000 and ran out of the shop.

The victim after regaining her consciousness, raised an alarm which alerted the policemen on routine patrol from Agbado division who chased the suspect with the help of people around and got him apprehended.

Having got him apprehended, it was discovered that the suspect had earlier robbed a woman identified as Abimbola Oyebolu in April and Ibrahim Oluwadamilola in May. He was said to have inflicted various degree of injuries on the duo before he forcefully dispossessed them of their phones and money.

The sum of N42, 000 was recovered from the suspect being the amount he stole from the mobile money agent.

Meanwhile, Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has ordered the transfer of the suspect to special anti robbery squad (SARS) for discreet investigation and prosecution.

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