By Tola Gbadamosi
Nemesis has caught up with three armed men suspected to have frequently raided shops overnight and carted away goods in Ondo town.
Ondo State police command said the suspects were apprehended by a team of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Command, during one of their operations along Oke-Agunla street in Ondo .
The suspect identified as Olaijide Ojo, 26, Ugochuku Okeke, 30 and Olaniya Ropo, 32, were said to have allegedly broken into a shop in Moferere area of Ondo town, when the long hands of nemesis caught up with them.
The Hope Metro gathered that, the suspects were caught while raiding the shop of one Mr Akinola Olanrewaju, at No 10, Mobolade Street, Oke- Agunla, Ondo.
It was learnt that unknown to the hoodlums, residents of the area, who were at alert, had been keeping vigilance to track down the culprits.
Immediately the suspects reportedly began their operation, some of the residents headed straight to the Yaba Division, in Ondo town, to report.
The police authorities said their men swung into action, following the information by some residents of the area who reported frequent cases of robbery attacks.
The Hope Metro further gathered that upon arrest, some items like an Infinix Hot 4 phone valued at N34,000, and the sum of N76,000 including a shot gun, were found on the suspect at Sokoti area of Moferere main market in Ondo state.
Upon police investigation, a locally made gun cut to single size was recovered from the suspects, while one Mr Olaniyan Ropo and two others were later arrested.
The Ondo State Public Relations Officer who confirmed the arrest said the suspects had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), for further investigation.