So-Safe Corps Apprehend Notorious Republic of Benin Robbery Syndicate

The Ogun State-owned Security Outfit, Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps – So-Safe Corps – at about 0800hrs on Wednesday, 15th February 2023 apprehended a notorious robbery suspect who is on the blacklist in the Republic of Benin.

In a statement from the office of the State Commander of the So-Safe Corps, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander, Moruf Yusuf, said that the So-Safe and the Republic of Benin have a wonderful security relationship and this Corps was alerted few weeks ago to assist in apprehending a robbery suspect who escaped arrest and suspected to be hibernating in Nigeria while the kingpin of the team is in their custody.

Ganzallo said that the robbery suspect, Mr. Mishodi Awiagin, was sighted on his foot from far distance in Ayetoro in Ipokia Local Government Area by the Ipokia Area Command Special Patrol Team on routine patrol led by the Area Commander, ACC Yusuf Aliu.

Sighting the Security Agency, the suspect took to his heels and was given a hot chase.

Ganzallo in the statement revealed that the suspect was captured alive without any injury, while during the preliminary investigation, he confessed that he is a native doctor by profession in the country and that he truly fled the Republic of Benin to escape being arrested for his involvement in a number of serious crimes.

Ganzallo revealed that the suspect had been transferred to Sakete Police, Republic of Benin for further investigation and likely prosecution.



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