The suspects have been on the wanted list of the authorities in the town.
Three suspected armed robbers were arrested on New Year eve in Ifo town of Ogun State.
The men are also alleged to be serial rapists.
Police sources said one of the gang members was arrested at a carnival ground in Abekoko area of Ifo on Monday by members of the Odua Peoples Congress, OPC, in the town.
The gang was on the wanted list of police authorities in the town. They had evaded arrest for a long time, before they ran out of luck when the OPC members found and apprehended one of them.
The arrested suspect begged for leniency from the OPC and also led them to the whereabouts of the other gang members.
The OPC stormed the hideout, arrested the two others and handed all of them over to the Ifo police. As at the time of this report, the suspects were in the custody of the police in Ifo.
Arrangement are being made to transfer them to Eleweran Headquarters, Abeokuta after the public holiday.
Several efforts to reach the Police Public Relations, Muyiwa Adejobi, was futile, as he refused to pick his phone calls.
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...