Lagos Police arrests dreaded armed robbers, over 319 cultists

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Lagos Police arrests dreaded armed robbers, over 319 cultists

.Recovers  pump-Action rifles,  Ak-4, pistols

.Arrests operator of fake WAEC centre

.Seizes over N10million hard drugs

 By Udeme Clement & Faith Idem

Some of the arms recovered by the police:

Lagos State Police Command headquarters was the beehive of activities yesterday, as the State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi and his team
displayed what can vividly be described as harvest of criminals from different areas of Lagos State. The Command paraded dreaded armed robbers, over 319 cultists and fake operators of WAEC centre, among other suspects arrested for various crimes.

Arms recovered by the Police, in compliance with the Inspector-General of Police directive that, illegal firearms should be mopped-up, include nine Pump-Action rifles; two AK-47 rifles; Six locally made Pistols and  Five locally made singled Barrel Pistol.

Fake operator of WAEC centre:

 The Police swiftly intercepted hard drugs (Cannabis Sativa), popularly known as Indian Hemp, loaded in a Toyota Sienna, with registration number GGE 886 EV, and the driver, Mr. Mudashiru Sulaimon (32years) was apprehended. The same day, the Command seized one Citroen Bus with registration number JJJ 301 XV, fully loaded with 34 sacks of Cannabis Sativata, estimated at the monetary value of over N10million. The driver, Mr. Olowo Owolabi (32years) was equally arrested. Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed that they were contacted to drive the vehicles by a drug baron.

Suspects arrested at the trade-fair complex, with 39 cartons of snickers footwear worth millions of Naira:

In the same vein, two culprits were caught in the act, carting away goods worth millions of Naira at the Trade-Fair Complex,  along Lagos/Badagry Expressway. On 26/04/2018 at about 2000 hours, the DPO Trade-Fair Division, SP Sunny Akaeze, got a tip off that a syndicate specialises in breaking and looting shops at Trade-Fair Complex were about to operate at BBA arm of the Complex.

over 319 cultists arrested by the police:

The State Commissioner of Police explained,  “Based on information, the DPO promptly dispatched his operatives led by the DCO to the Plaza, shop D-108 on surveillance. Eventually Mr. Ifeanyi Okafor (30 years), of No. 4, Ayo Shobowale Street, Ira-Ojo, Lagos and Okonkwo Nnamdi (30 years), of shop 108, were apprehended with 39 cartons of Snickers footwear worth millions of Naira”.

Cannabis Sativa seized by the police:

“During interrogation, it was discovered that the first suspect, Okafor Ifeanyi, was a failed trader within the complex. He went bankrupt and sold his shop as a result.  So, he took to stealing, to launch himself back to business. The second suspect, Okonkwo Nnamdi, on the other hand is a shop owner. He owns Shop 108 at the plaza. Both suspects mentioned one Tupac as their Alter-ego. Tupac is aware that their conspiracy to burgle a Chinese shop in the complex has been thwarted by the police, hence he is on the run. Items recovered from the suspects include one saw-blade,  a damaged padlock used by the Chinese to lock his shop. Investigation is in progress and suspects will be charged to court soon”.

Dreaded cultist arrested by the police:

 

On the arrest of fake operator of WAEC centre, CP Edgal Imohimi, said, “On 25/04/2018, at about 1400 hours, following a complaint by a Senior Staff of WAEC office Ogba, about a fake WAEC centre at El-Supreme Private School, located at No. 3, Oseni Adekogbe Street, Igbogbo Ikorodu. Operatives of the Command attached to Area ‘G’ Ogba, were mobilised to the above address where one Pastor Adeniyi Joshua, of El-Supreme Church was arrested. Recovered from him were    WAEC Question Papers and Answer Sheets suspected to be forged”.

Investigation revealed that the culprit usually deceive unsuspecting students, collect their money on the pretense of helping them to register for WAEC examination, without carrying out any registeration with WAEC. To worsen the matter, he would go ahead and set questions by himself for the students, making it look as if they are actually writing WAEC examination. At the end of the exercise, he would collect their answer sheets and dump at his school, unknown to the students (the victims).

DEFILEMENT/SODOMY:

Speaking on defilement sodomy, the Police Commissioner stated, “On 27/04/2018 at about 0004 hours, Mr. Musa Mohamed (22 years), of Katangowa Market, Oke-Odo, was caught in the act, having unlawful canal knowledge of one Sodiq Abdullahi (12 years) through the anus.  The suspect, Musa Mohammed was arrested while the minor is currently under shelter. Preliminary investigation into the case was conducted at Oke-Odo Division, however, the Gender Section of the Command has called up the case for further investigation.”

 

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This is the first segment of this report.

Watch out for more reports/pictures on our Sunday Analysis (tomorrow).

 

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