Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Robbers invade a house and spend six hours with them


A four man gang robbery squad has been arrested by the police. They are Isaac Ogbonna, Sola Dede ,Akin Ayotunde and Sodiq Lawal.

They confessed to specialising in lurking around houses especially at night to put of generators so they can attack the victims and use them into the house when they come to check on their generators Punch gathered.

The saying that goes everything for the thief and one day for the owner can be applied to these boys because they met their waterloo after terrorising Ikorodu area for sometime. 

They went to an apartment belonging to Mr Hakeem Bello in Igbe area of Lagos State on Thursday.Spent 6hours stealing his wife's jewellery, phones,generator,laptop,N100,000 cash,ATM cards and went with his car. Unfortunately for them, they were caught trying to sell the car.

The four suspects, who confessed to the crime, said they operated with knives to avoid bloodshed.

The gang leader, Ayotunde, 27, said, he used to sell garii with his grandmother until Fashola demolished their stalls and he decided to go into stealing after sharing the idea with his friends. He said they made N60,000 in their first operation.Ogonna 23, said he joined the gang because he needed money for the treatment of his sick sister..Dede said he needed money to furnish his apartment and was told nobody will be killed as they use knives instead of guns.The polcie also arressted the buyer of th stolen items but he insisted the suspects told him they cam from abroad.


The Police Public Relations officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the arrest, adding that investigations were ongoing.

She said, “The last house they robbed belonged to a couple who quickly alerted the police. They were trailed and arrested. They are currently undergoing interrogation at the command.”

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