The police in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have arrested a suspected robber, Alo Monday, after his gang snatched a Toyota Camry from one of their victims.
Monday, an indigene of Ebonyi State, was arrested at the weekend on the Sagamu/Ikene Road during while the gang operated.
The police team was led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Sagamu Division, Okiki Agunbiade.
The robbers, on sighting policemen, allegedly jumped into an already snatched unregistered Toyota Camry and drove towards the Lagos-Sagamu interchange. They were forced to abandon the car and ran into the bush when the policemen pursued them.
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The area was cordoned off by the policemen who combed the bush and Monday was arrested with a sledge hammer.
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said the car owner, who sustained injuries to the head, was taken to the hospital with Monday who was mobbed.
The suspect will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCID) for further investigation, the spokesman added.
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