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Armed Robbers Attacked Jakande Estate In Isolo Lagos; Robbery Gang Arrested

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Armed Robbers Attacked Jakande Estate In Isolo Lagos; Robbery Gang Arrested

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January 6, 2014 – Armed Robbers Attacked Jakande Estate In Isolo Lagos; Anti-Robbery Squad Arrests 3-Man Robbery Gang

The robbers who went from house to house at Jakande Estate in Isolo in the early hours of Friday Jan 3rd, 2014 have been arrested by Lagos Police Command.

Femi Akogun and Tubosun Adenekan, belong to a 3-man robbery gang that stole 27 mobile phones and 2 laptops on Friday

It was learnt that after terrorising residents for hours, the suspects escaped in a blue Toyota Matrix marked, FST368CF.

Our correspondent learnt that on getting to the Adeniji Adele area of the state, the robbers were intercepted by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and a gun battle ensued.

It was learnt that during the exchange of gunfire, one of the suspects was killed, while 25-year-old Akogun and 21-year-old Adenekan were arrested with bullet wounds.

A police source said, “We recovered two double-barrelled pistols, 16 live cartridges and three expended cartridges from them.

“We also recovered two laptops, 27 stolen phones and other house-breaking tools from them. Meanwhile investigations are ongoing.”

PUNCH Metro learnt that victims of the robbery have been visiting SARS office to retrieve their stolen items.

A policeman in the SARS office said, “The incident is really amusing as all the 27 phones have been ringing all day. Many people have been calling to tell us that their phones were stolen by the robbers and they have even been recounting their ordeal in the hands of the suspects.

“We have told many of them to come forward as there will be no problem in retrieving their property.”

Police Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, confirmed the arrest to our correspondent on the telephone.

Meanwhile, PUNCH Metro learnt that policemen attached to the Ketu Police Division arrested a suspected armed robber during a robbery operation.

A police source in the station said, “A distress call from Arikawe Street, Ikosi Ketu informed us that robbers were attacking a resident. A team of anti-robbery attached Ketu Police Station, led by Inspector Babatunde Amure, raced to the scene and arrested one Abiodun Agomeji, with a locally-made-double-barrelled pistol fully loaded with a live cartridge.

“The robber stated that, he and four others from the Ojodu area of the state came to rob the resident before he was arrested, while others escaped.”

[Reported By PUNCH METRO]

11 Comments

11 Comments

  1. Toks

    January 6, 2014 at 4:25 AM

    These are chicken robbers no wonder they are stealing phones lol

  2. Alfinti Abdul

    January 6, 2014 at 7:45 AM

    Guyz stop stealing pple properties, relay d little u hav, plz don put ur eye som where.

  3. mulikat

    January 6, 2014 at 8:26 AM

    Toks chicken robbers with 2 guns e.t.c, you are more powerfull gang that kill,rape during your own attacked,God will punish you Toks and rest robbers this 2014.

  4. Vikky

    January 6, 2014 at 8:30 AM

    ℓ̊ pray diz arrest will teach others a lesson. Kudos 2 d police

  5. Ayo

    January 6, 2014 at 8:48 AM

    @Tokssays either they are chickens of turkeys or even if they like be ogongo robbers there will be no peace for the wickeds this year and those that live violently will die violently those that robs subtly will die subtly kudos to the Police the God Almighty will fight your battles against the strange breeds in our midst and peace will reign supreme in the land

  6. Anambra kweun

    January 6, 2014 at 9:33 AM

    Omg,what a story,Akogun must be in love with guns to have such name.sorry police force for all the different ring tone you heard that day.

  7. TAIWO MAJEKODUNMI

    January 6, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    thief na thief wheather chicken or elephant or are you among them if so confess now.

  8. LOve

    January 6, 2014 at 10:24 AM

    Chicken robbers with pistol firing gun at police?

  9. D Hunter

    January 6, 2014 at 12:38 PM

    @Toks, of course chicken with sharp TEETH 2 bite u mean?. I dnt tink dat thr is anytin lk chicken robbers, in as much as dia is bullets in thr guns. 2 me all robbers r d same nt diffrce. They collected phones maybe bc they didn‘t get cash.

  10. Hammed

    January 7, 2014 at 7:20 AM

    God catch them… Stupid thieves

  11. noarex

    January 8, 2014 at 9:57 AM

    nemesis catch up wt dem….awon a lo kolohun kigbe

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