death by a truck at the Ojo Lowo bus stop in the Ijanikin area of Lagos
State, while allegedly attacking some bus passengers.
suspect, whose name had yet to be ascertained, along with other
hoodlums, had at about 10.30pm on Friday stood at the bus stop to waylay
the robbery was on, a police patrol team from the Ijanikin division came
to the area which made the robbers flee in different directions.
hoodlum, identified as Bassey Eyo, was arrested by the police while
other members of the gang fled the scene.
the affected motorists that alerted the police to the robbery operation.
When the hoodlums sighted the police patrol, they fled, and one of them
was knocked down by the truck. His corpse has been deposited in the
Badagry General Hospital morgue for an autopsy.”
also arrested a Niger Republic national, Yakubu Adamu, and another,
Issa Musa, for allegedly burgling shops in the Lagos Island area and
carting away women underwear said to be worth millions of naira.
48-year-old Musa, a father of five from Borno State, and his accomplice,
were caught in the act on Friday at about 4pm while burgling shops at
the Idumota and Balogun markets.
who allegedly belonged to a seven-man gang – were arrested by the Zonal
Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Onikan, Lagos State.
of women underwear and an unregistered Toyota Corolla, which was said
to be the gang’s operational vehicle, were recovered by police
Inspector-General of Police in charge of the zone, Abdulmajid Ali, has
directed the Officer-In-Charge of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit to arrest
other fleeing members of the gang and their receivers.
charge them to court. The arrest of the gang members was in response to
a tip-off on the regular burglary of shops in the market.”