• Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man, Saheed Wahab who is a commercial driver, for allegedly stabbing his brother in-law, Yisa Aweda.

    Reports say the suspect stabbed his victim after he allegedly caught him in the act of raping his two-year-old daughter in the Orile area of the state on November 11.

    The 40-year-old victim, who was stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck, has also been arrested for raping the two-year-old.

    The state Police spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, […]

  • Drama in Anambra as police storm court to arrest suspect

    Drama in Anambra as police storm court to arrest suspect

    There was a mild drama yesterday at Ogidi High Court, in Anambra State, when policemen from Zone 9 Umuahia stormed the court to arrest one Chief Okey Nwaforagu whose two nephews were shot dead last week by unknown persons.

    Two persons were killed last week at Okpuno, Abor Akauzor, Umusioma Village Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area in a beer palour while another person was shot and currently receiving treatment in a hospital.

    The bereaved Nwaforagu whose two nephews, Chibuzor Ajaetu, popularly […]

  • We survive by stealing phones and robbing people in Oshodi – Suspect confesses

    We survive by stealing phones and robbing people in Oshodi – Suspect confesses

    One of the two suspects arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he and over 50 teenagers in Oshodi survive by stealing and dispossessing passers-by of their phones and other valuables.

    The suspect, Yusuph Ahmed, 19, from Offa, Kwara State according to a press statement by the RRS disclosed this to interrogators at the Squad’s headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja on Friday afternoon.

    Ahmed, who was arrested in Oshodi on Friday […]

  • Recession forced us into armed robbery – Suspect confesses

    Recession forced us into armed robbery – Suspect confesses

    Two brothers, Elijah Okpara and Prince Okpara, have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Command for allegedly taking part in some of the robbery incidents that occurred in Akure in recent times.

    The suspects were specifically arrested at Abusoro in Ijoka area of Akure, the capital of Ondo State .

    One of the suspects, Elijah said he and his brother went into burglary and robbery when they lost their jobs due to the economic hardship in the country.

    But he said […]

  • Police officer, ex-government official sponsored my kidnap business in Enugu – Suspect confesses

    Police officer, ex-government official sponsored my kidnap business in Enugu – Suspect confesses

    A notorious kidnap kingpin, Odinaka Uja, who was arrested in Enugu State, has revealed that a police officer and an ex-government official in the state were the brain behind his successful kidnap business, as they sponsored him.

    His arrest came after the abduction of a 75-year-old man, Pa Fidelis Ojobo, at Umuogbo Ulo in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.

    Uja, who confessed to abducting Ojobo, said he and his accomplices had demanded N50 million as ransom and were on […]

  • How we robbed, raped 65-year-old woman to death, by suspect

    How we robbed, raped 65-year-old woman to death, by suspect

    The police in Abia State have paraded 24 suspected criminals in Umuahia.

    One of them was a 24-year-old commercial tricyclist simply called Samuel. He  was said to be a member of the three-man gang that robbed, raped and killed a 65-year old grandmother at Ofeme.  The incident happened on October 8 at about 9pm.

    The Commissioner of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade, said in Umuahia, that the victim, Mrs Anthonia Dike, was  returning   from  Jos on a business trip when the three hoodlums, […]

  • I butchered my friend for recommending drug that made me impotent – Suspect confesses

    I butchered my friend for recommending drug that made me impotent – Suspect confesses

    A 20-year-old man, Kumi Mallam Jayi, who reportedly butchered his friend, Hassan Adamu, 27, in Nasarawa State, has confessed to the crime.

    Jayi murdered his friend in cold blood on September 10 at Jato Mariga under Azara Development Area in the state.

    The gruesome act saw the suspect behead his victim with a cutlass, cutting off one of his (victim) legs, in an apparent attempt to allegedly mutilate him and make his body untraceable.

    Jayi confessed at the headquarters of the police command, […]

  • I don’t want to go to prison again – Suspect begs police

    I don’t want to go to prison again – Suspect begs police

    A forty-one-year-old man arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing his helper’s phone has pleaded for amnesty.

    He says he does not want to go to prison for the eighth time.

    The suspect, Emmanuel Oyewunmi, 41, from Ikale, Ondo State, was arrested by the operatives on Friday night at Ojodu Berger Bus Stop for allegedly stealing N600 and a phone from a bus driver and a passenger.

    Oyewunmi, before now, has been on […]

  • We didn’t know it was CBN Governor’s wife we kidnapped – Suspect

    We didn’t know it was CBN Governor’s wife we kidnapped – Suspect

    A member of the group that kidnapped Margaret, the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, last week has said he and his gang members were not aware of the identity of the people they abducted.

    Margaret and four other persons in her company were kidnapped on Friday along the Benin-Agbor Expressway by armed gunmen.

    They were, however, set free less than 24 hours after.

    But one of the suspects, Musa Muhammad, said they only embarked on random […]

  • I kidnapped my friend’s daughter to raise money for cosmetics – Suspect confesses

    I kidnapped my friend’s daughter to raise money for cosmetics – Suspect confesses

    A Ghanian, and her Edo State indigene friend, have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a -nine-year-old girl.

    Detectives at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of the Lagos state Police Command, are interrogating the suspects, Miss Believe and Agatha.

    A mother of three, who claimed she had lived in Nigeria for 17 years, said she organised the abduction of the little girl to be able to raise money to shop for some of the most sophisticated cosmetics and make-ups.

    “I am a Ghanaian and […]

  • Armed robbery suspect kills middle-age man at mother’s burial

    Armed robbery suspect kills middle-age man at mother’s burial

    A middle-age man (name withheld) was at the weekend shot dead in Ute-Erumu Community, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State by armed robbery suspect who reportedly invaded the burial ceremony of the mother.

    It was reliably gathered that the mother of the victim who died at 86, was being buried in the community when some group of hoodlums got wind of the ceremony.

    They were said to have allegedly shot sporadically into the air to enable them rob unsuspecting […]