Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Chizoba Okeke, a member of an armed robbery gang operating in military camouflaged.
The suspect identified as Chizoba Okeke was arrested on the 3rd of October at about 11:30pm when Festac Police Station received a distress call from a filling station at 2nd Rainbow, that an armed robber was sighted along the area.
It was learned that immediately, operatives of Anti Robbery Patrol team were promptly drafted to the location and Chizoba Okeke was arrested.
Items recovered from him include: Two phones, one Sword, house breaking implements, two daggers, a POS machine and ATM card.
Confirming the arrest, DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State said ” investigation is ongoing to ascertain where and how he got the military uniform he operates with and to also identify other members of his gang.” “It is not yet established whether he belongs to the gang of dismissed soldiers arrested some weeks ago. The suspect will be charged to Court as soon as investigation is concluded”