Dec 11, 2014 – 3 Nigerian Police Officers Jailed In Lagos After Robber Drugged Them At Hotel & Stole AK47 Rifles, Bullets From Them
3 Lagos-based policemen have been jailed for negligence.
Yesterday, 47-year-old Sergeant Felix Okwa, 46-year-old Corporal Ogun Romanus and 34-year-old Sunday Okoh were sentenced to 2 years imprisonment over negligence that resulted in a suspected robber stealing their AK-47 rifles.
The three cops who were attached to Ishashi Police Division of Lagos State Police Command, were said to be on patrol on December 12, 2011 at 11.30p.m., when they received a call from an unknown guest, named Kezzy, who invited them for supper at Regional Hotel, also in Ishashi, claiming he wanted to reward them for a job they did for him.
The unknown guest was said to have fed them with food laced with drugs, after which they slept off and their weapons, three AK-47 rifles and 90 live ammunition were stolen.
The hotel manager reported the matter at the Ishashi Police Station after which the unconscious policemen were arrested and later charged to court.