Police arrest armed robbers in various locations in Lagos



The Police operatives attached to the Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Zone 2 Command,Lagos,have arrested eight suspected armed robbers at various locations within Lagos State for robbing innocent Nigerians of their earnings, killing a night guard at Amuwo Odofin and breaking warehouses at various locations in Lagos State.

In a press release by SP Muyiwa Adejobi the Command Spokesman, the Officer in Charge of the unit, acted on an intelligent report on the criminal activities of the suspected armed robbery syndicate, while planning to embark on a robbery operation at Ikotun area, Lagos State, swung into action with his operatives, and arrested four members of the gang that specialized in armed robbery, truck hijacking, diversion of trucks and breaking of warehouses in Lagos and some parts of Ogun State.

During police interrogation and investigation, additional four members of the gang were arrested ,which two of them are receivers of stolen goods. These suspects carried out a robbery operation at Ajao Estate, opposite Eliganza Plaza, Lagos recently where a night guard on duty was killed and carted away Alumunium Sheets worth twenty two million naira only).

The release also stated that items recovered from them include consumable goods such as Geisha, Tin Tomatoes, Maggi (seasoning) ,Motorcycles and their spear parts,sockets and chains etc.

Suspects shall be charged to court on wednessday 7th September 2016


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