Two suspected armed robbers arrested after they were overpowered by a victim they tried to rob in Osun state
Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested by the Dada Estate Division of the Osun State Police Command.
The armed suspects allegedly arrived at the home of Adedayo Adedamola aka Fryo located in Adetunji Estate around 2am on Saturday, May 7.
They were said to be armed with pump-action rifles and other dangerous weapons when they arrived. They then held Fryo’s family at gunpoint.
However, in a twist, they were overpowered and disarmed by their victim.
The duo escaped but were later apprehended and handed over to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Dada Estate Division.
During the robbery operation, the police sources disclosed that the Dada Estate Division had received a distress call about their activities and immediately swung into action and with efforts from the P.R.U and the local vigilantes, they were apprehended.
\”They have been handed over to the DPO, Dada Police Station for his preliminary investigation and onward handover to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for their comprehensive investigation activities,\” a police source said.