A man who was amazed at how he had overpowered two robbers could not help the excitement by taking a selfie with one of the attackers which he had knocked down.
A mugger held a knife to a man’s chest in Stellenbosch at the weekend, but his would-be victim knocked him out and took a selfie with the defeated assailant instead.
Now, after posting the image of the unconscious man on Facebook, Nathan Wood has had to fend off the backlash.
Wood, 27, […]
A middle-aged robbery suspect was on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob at Isoko quarters in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.
The deceased, aged 21, was alleged to have been a member of a five-man robbery gang terrorising the area.
The suspect, who was identified simply as Ese, was said to be a bus conductor.
He was alleged to have snatched a commercial bus belonging to a police officer in Enerhen road in Warri.
The suspect, however, met his untimely death after […]
A police corporal identified as Chris Oboko has revealed how he operated as a policeman during the day and an armed robber at night.
Oboko was attached to the C4I unit of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF in Rivers State.
Until his arrest, he said he was a resident a police barracks on Iche Street, Borokiri, Port Harcourt.
Oboko, who also claimed to be a pastor, first served at the Boroki Police Division, before being transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.
He told […]
A yet-to-be identified man was on Tuesday stripped naked and beaten to a pulp in Lagos state. Angry mob who pounced on him, tied his hands and legs, stripped him naked after he was reportedly caught in the act at NHIS building 112, Obafemi Awolowo way, Ikeja, the state capital at about 7:00am.
Angry mob who pounced on him, tied his hands and legs, stripped him naked after he was reportedly caught in the act at NHIS building 112, Obafemi Awolowo way, […]
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni has summoned Inspector Festus, aka Ijaya, who a suspected robber, Akeem Popoola, says he works for. This is just as the command confirmed that the inspector’s full name is Festus Omotosho, adding that investigation had commenced into the allegation raised against him by the suspect.
Owoseni said Ijaya, who is attached to the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad, would be sanctioned accordingly if found culpable of the allegation.
The 21-year-old suspect, who was arrested for burglary […]
I work for Lagos policeman, collect phones from him, sell to a buyer, he will arrest us minutes later – Suspected robber reveals
Akeem Popoola, A 21-year-old suspected robber says a police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, uses him to swindle unsuspecting victims.
He said he had worked for the policeman, identified as Inspector Festus, aka Ijaya, for about four months before he was arrested.
The carpenter, who is currently in custody at the Agbado divison, Ogun State, was arrested for robbery and burglary. A mattress and speakers of a sound system were reportedly recovered from […]
A robbery suspect identified as Yusuf Lawal, aka Eletu, who was recently arrested alongside another member of his gang, Taju Alabi, aka Kolo, in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos State has confessed to taking to robbing from the early age of seven.
According to Punch, officers of the State Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, attached to the State Department of Criminal Investigation, SDCI, were patrolling Kadiri and Kano streets around 4 am when they heard a cry for help.
SARS officials said a […]
A suspected armed robber is now in police net in Benin, Edo State, after the lady he attempted to rob disarmed him.
The victim, a female newscaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), was said to have given the suspect, identified as Stanley, the fight of his life when he tried to rob her. She succeeded in collecting the robber’s locally-made pistol from him.
The suspect was handed over to policemen from Oba Police Station, Benin. During interrogation, Stanley mentioned names of […]
A suspected criminal was burnt beyond recognition by a mob at the Federal University of Technology Owerri FUTO in Imo state yesterday October 19th.
The robber was caught after him and his gang members attempted to steal a motorcycle from an okada rider at night. His accomplices escaped but he was caught and burnt. Barbaric behavior! See the graphic pic
Report gathered that a convicted car snatcher, Somadina Enyiobi has confessed that he left his village in Oraifite in Anambra State to Lagos with the mission to steal and become a successful rich man.
He stated this at Isolo Magistrates’ court, Lagos State, western Nigeria, where he was convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment without an option of fine for conspiracy and stealing.
The 26-year-old convict said before he agreed to come to Lagos, he knew his mission was to steal […]
A car thief, Kehinde Oluomo who was recently arrested by the Nigerian Police Force, Kwara State command said there was no type of vehicle he couldn’t break into no matter the brand or how high-tech it was. He said all he needs to break into it and steal it is a piece of wire.
He confessed to having stolen six cars through this means.
The suspect, who said he was from Lagos State, explained that he started car robbery 2 years ago.