The Ambush Squad of the Nigeria Police, Oyo State Command, has arrested a two man gang of armed robbers which specialized in dressing in army uniforms and snatching cars from unsuspecting victims.
The Ambush Squad on their routine tour of duty along Lagos/ Ibadan expressway intercepted the two fleeing armed robbers identified as Joseph Ode from Benue state and Mohammed Hamzat from Kaduna state.
According to the police, the two suspects have earlier snatched a “Camry Envelope” from one “Amaka Ugu” of No. 40 Keshington, off Satellite Town, Lagos.
Police investigation revealed that the victim was held in the vehicle and coerced to withdraw the sum of N35,000 from her ATM before she was taken to Ogbere in Ogun state where she was dumped.
The police added that the victim was eventually rescued and now undergoing medical attention.
The Oyo state commissioner of Police, Mohammad Katsina said one of the camouflaged robber was a soldier who was dismissed from the army in 2009.
He said proper investigation will be carried out in the matter and the suspects will be charged to court.