Amotekun Arrests Sodade Sesan For Robbery and Attempted Murder in Ogun

The Corps Commander of the Western Nigeria Security Agency, Amotekun Ogun has arrested one Sodade Sesan ‘M’, aged 40 years for armed robbery and attempted murder of one Mohammed Bashiru ‘M’, a commercial motorcyclist in Ogun State.

According to a statement signed by Amotekun Corps Commander, CP David A. Akinremi kn Thursday, the suspect had on 4th April, 2023 at about 1000 hours at Anglican Church area, Ode-Remo in Remo North Local Government area of Ogun State, one Mohammed Bashiru ‘M’, a commercial motorcyclist while riding his Red Colour, Bajaj Boxer motorcycle with registration number SGM 220 WA valued Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand naira (N 450,000.00K), in search of passengers, one Sodade Sesan ‘M’, aged 40 years pretended to be one, by flagging down the complainant.

"As soon as he stopped to convey him at Anglican Church area Ode-Remo, an agreement fare of N800 was reached to and fro Iperu. On arrival at Iperu, suspect discovered the location was not suitable to carry out his evil intention. He asked the complainant to proceed to Abuja Bar area at Ilisan Remo.

"At this location, the suspect saw that the area was lonely and suddenly brought out a sharp knife from his pocket while on motion, he slit the right side of his victim's neck, pushed him off and snatched the motorcycle to unknown destination.

"The victim as a result of the injury, was rushed to Ogere Medical Centre, where he was treated and discharged. The suspect then removed the number plate of the motorcycle and dumped same in a latrine in his residence and took the motorcycle to a burial ground at Kehinde Avenue, Isara-Remo,"he stated. 

He said painstaking intelligence by Amotekun operatives led to his arrest and recovery of the stolen motorcycle, while he was looking for would be buyers. He confessed to the commission of the crime on interrogation.

The Ogun State Commander wishes to appreciate security conscious residents who are always willing to avail operatives of the Amotekun Corps with credible information in our collective efforts towards ensuring safer Ogun State.

 On our part, while appealing for more collaborative efforts, they should be rest assured that information made available to us will be treated with all confidentiality it deserve. 

Meanwhile the case is being transferred to the State CID for prosecution of the suspect.

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