Two highways robbers have been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command.
The hoodlums, according to the state police command spokes-man, Adeniran Aremu, specialize on blocking highways with logs of wood to rob motorists on the Akure-Ilesha highway. Aremu, who confirmed the development to journalists in Akure yesterday, said a team of policemen was drafted to the scene following a tip off.
He said on getting to the scene of the incident, the policemen met three of the hoodlums along Ibuji-Ekiti road, where they intercepted a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number XA 715 MUS.
The driver of the bus, according to Aremu, claimed that the robbers dispossessed him of N20,000 and his phone.
He said one of the hoodlums died during the encounter, while the two others were arrested.