Police Arrest Two Lagos Robbers, Recover 66 Items Ordered Online


The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspected armed robbers, Mustapha Mohammed and Abdullahi Buba, during an operation on Apongbon Bridge, in the Ebute-Ero area of the state.

A statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the suspects were arrested around 2.15am.

He noted that items recovered from the suspects included one Bajaj motorcycle, one new LG plasma TV, 66 various items ordered online from Jumia, one HP laptop, one bag of flour and one iron cutter.

Hundenyin said, “Officers of the Ijora Badia division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Mustapha Mohammed, 37, and Abdullahi Buba, 20, while escaping with their loot after robbing some Lagosians.

“The suspects, who confessed to have robbed at the same spot several times, are currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest other fleeing members of the gang. Suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.”

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