They were intercepted by residents at Orita Sekoni area of the town following a tip-off.
The suspects occupied a Honda Accord car with registration number AR 892 LUY when they were caught.
The incident led to a pandemonium in the area as some irate youths attempted to lynch them.
The timely intervention of policemen saved the suspects. The driver of the car, however, escaped, according to an eye witness.
On arrival, the policemen were said to have shot sporadically into the air to scare the mob away from the scene to arrest the suspects.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr Adekunle Ajisebutu, said he has not been briefed.
source: the Nation