April 13, 2024

Police nab suspected carjackers terrorizing Lagos community


Etim Ekpimah

Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Victor Chibuike ‘m’, aged 26, aka – Azaman; Kingsley Ndubuisi ‘m’, aged 33, aka – Kango; Augustine James ‘m’, aged 29, aka – Edo Boy, and Lateef Babatunde ‘m’, aged 33 within the Igando area of Lagos State.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the arrest followed the launch of a swift investigation the instance a report was received on August 7, 2022, that a 2010 Lexus RX 350 SUV, 2006 Toyota Camry saloon car, an iPhone, and other valuables were robbed at gunpoint.

He added that three locally made pistols, one locally made semi-automatic pistol and 12 live cartridges were recovered from the gang.

He said: “Investigations reveal that the suspects were notorious for robbing their victims of their valuables and vehicles along the Iba-Igando-Egbeda axis of Lagos State.”

According to him, efforts are ongoing to arrest their collaborators and possibly recover the items the gang stole from them in the past.

The PPRO added that the suspects would be arraigned at the end of the investigation.

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