The suspects, Sunday Emmanuel and Idris Ibrahim
Three robbery suspects got more than what they bargained for after they allegedly snatched a Toyota Camry car from the owner at gunpoint in Ondo state and were later involved in a ghastly accident.
The three suspects were on Sunday, June 19th arrested by men of Ogun state police command
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, who confirmed their arrest to newsmen, said the suspects were said to be coming from Ondo state, heading towards Lagos, but on getting to a point at Ode Remo, due to dangerous driving, the vehicle hit a culvert and somersaulted.
He said the three occupants, sustained varying degrees of injuries and they were rushed to hospital by the policemen from Ode Remo divisional headquarters.
While in the hospital, the DPO of Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi, received a piece of information that, the vehicle in question was snatched at gunpoint by the accident victims. Having received the information, the DPO quickly ordered that they should be placed under arrest right in the hospital.
The owner of the vehicle who came all the way from Ondo state, explained that, he was accosted on the road by a gang of five men dressed like policemen, and that he was dragged out of the car at gunpoint and the vehicle was taken away.
One of the suspects, identified as Emeka John later died while receiving treatment.
The remaining two, namely: Sunday Emmanuel and Idris Ibrahim were ordered to be transferred to state criminal investigation and intelligence department by the commissioner of police, cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun, for onward transfer to Ondo state command where they will be prosecuted. ”the statement read