The police claim that the robbers stole the money from an ATM in Sagamu.
The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it returned the sum of N6.9 million stolen on Sunday by armed robbers from an Automated Teller Machine in Sagamu area of Ogun State to the bank.
The police boss did not mention the bank affected.
The state’s Police Commissioner, Okoye Ikemefuna, said this while parading a batch of 24 suspects for various offences at Eleweran Police Headquarters in Abeokuta.
Mr. Okoye said that the Command recorded success in crime control in the outgoing month adding that the police will continue to give criminals no breathing space.
He stated that most of the suspects paraded were involved in armed robbery cases and that ammunitions were recovered from them.
Also, an undergraduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University,Ago-Iwoye, was arrested for murder, armed robbery and cultism.
The suspect according to the police boss was arrested with one cut-to-size single barrel gun in his hideout in Ago Iwoye.
He said the undergraduate, allegedly culpable in a murder case, is also described as the number two “Eiye” cult leader in the school.
Also, two men were arrested by a team of Police patrol who foiled an attempted robbery at Oke Aro junction in Agbado area of the state.
Mr. Ikemefuna assured members of the public of the Command’s readiness to combat crime especially in the yuletide period.