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Members of notorious okada snatching syndicate arrested in Ogun

25-year-old Okoro Ogudu aka Chi Boy and 28-year-old Okechukwu Eze, both members of a notorious motorbike snatching syndicate, have been arrested by the Ogun State Community Social Orientation and Safety Corps code-named So-Safe Corps.

This was contained In a Thursday statement released from the Office of the State Commander of the agency, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the office of the Director of information and public relations of the agency.

The statement revealed that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday by operatives of the agency, who swung into action following a report from a victim, who was dispossessed of his bike by the cutlass weilding robbers.

Ganzallo said the Corps has been on the trail of the suspects since June 30, following an earlier complain from one Lawal Kazeem, who reported that he suspects they culprits stole his bike from his farm that day.

Kazeem reported the suspects were seen hovering around the spot he parked his bike with registration no JBD 933 VZ, and of which same was stolen from his farmland in Abapawa Community in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area.

The duo, who were arrested by operatives from their office at Itoro were led by ACC Marcus Ayankoya, the Ijebu Ode Zonal Command Team led, who paraded the culprits before Kazeem and other victims, who have since identified the suspects as their assailants.

Part of the statement reads:

‘’During preliminary investigation of the agency, the victim could recognize the suspects as the same people who ran away from the spot of the theft in month of June.

“Also the cloth put on by one of the suspects was kept under the seat of the stolen motorbike he said.

“Exhibit found with the alleged snatchers are: 2 litres of PMS(Petrol), 2 cutlasses, Motorbikes tools of various kinds, 1 Motorbike key, 1 baby cloth and 6 clothes for adults.’

“The suspects and the exhibit found with them have since been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Omu Police Divisional Headquarter for further investigation and likely prosecution.”

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