Police arrest man, woman for robbing pastor.


Two alleged  members of an armed robbery gang who allegedly robbed one pastor Godwin Ojerinde of God’s Will Praying Ground Siun in Obafemi Owode local government area have been apprehended by operatives of Ogun state police command.

The police arrest the woman  Tolulope Oluwafemi  and one Oshiru Biodun after they and  other members of their gang allegedly broke into the pastor’s house at about 3:15 am of 9thFebruary 2021 armed with guns and other dangerous weapons the police said.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi spokesperson for the Ogun state police command said

“The hoodlums held the pastor and his family hostage, ransacked the house and dispossessed them of one pathfinder jeep with registration number WDE-38-MM, one Samsung A20 handset and one infinix hot note handset.

On receiving the information, the DPO Owode-Egba division, CSP Mathew Ediae and his crack detectives embarked on an intensive technical and intelligence based investigation in order to unravel those responsible for the heinous crime’

It was further gathered that after weeks of painstaking investigation, the police arrested Biodun and Oluwafemi

On interrogation, they both confessed to being parts of the robbery syndicate, they confessed further that the pathfinder jeep has been sold to someone in Ogere Ogun state and that the vehicle is on its way to the Northern part of the Country.

The detectives quickly started tracing the vehicle, and it was eventually recovered in Mokwa Niger State.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also directed that efforts should be intensified to bring the fleeing members of the gang to book.