A 46-year-old truck driver, Obi Ebong, who was nabbed by the police in the Ikotun area of Lagos State, has claimed that he went into robbery to raise money for his sister’s burial ceremony.
The suspect and seven others were recently arrested by the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, for armed robbery and murder.
They allegedly carried out the attack in the Ajao Estate area of Lagos on May 28.
The other suspects arrested include: Aniete Akonnah, Promise Friday, Happiness Promise, Silas Effiong, […]
Photos: We buried 80-year-old victim after collecting N5m from family – Enugu kidnap suspect confesses
A suspected kidnap syndicate was Saturday nabbed by the police in Enugu State for allegedly abducting a woman in the Ezeagu area of the state.
The kidnappers were said to have demanded a ransom of 20milllion naira from the family of the woman believed to be in her late 80’s.
However, after much dialogue with the family, they were said to have negotiated and agreed to pay 5million naira which was reportedly paid by the family.
Trouble, however, started when the family kept […]
One Gafaru Ismail, the surviving member of the three-man gang of armed robbers that caused mayhem on Monday on Okunola Road in Idimu area of Lagos State after they allegedly attacked a police inspector, has confessed.
Ismail revealed that a staff of the bank gave them information about the victim.
It was gathered that the three-man gang, which came on a motorcycle at about 11:45am, were said to have robbed the inspector, who had just come out of a bank in the […]
Police in Lagos State has taken into Custody a robber suspect identified as Ifeanyi Okorie, who disclosed how he began robbing after his primary school education.
According to the Newsmen, Okorie was said to have left Enugu State to Lagos where he carried out his robbery operations at the Ladipo Market in the Mushin area.
The 22-year-old, it was gathered, was arrested along two other accomplices, names given as Ejike Francis and Oboho Nuel, at the market.
According to a police source, a […]