Police Operatives attached to Festac Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected armed robbers and recovered a stolen Lexus vehicle from them.
This was disclosed on Saturday in a statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (Mnipr).
Adejobi revealed that a team led by the Divisional Police Officer of Festac Division, on 29th April 2021 at about 9am arrested the one Nnonyelu Kelechukwu, m, and one Okongi Godspower, m, in possession of a stolen car.
He added that “Some community leaders in Festac had informed the Divisional Police Officer that the suspects wanted to sell one unregistered Lexus 2004 SUV to one Anas at the rate of (#1,000,000) one million naira and they suspected that the vehicle must have been stolen.
“The DPO and his team tracked down and arrested the suspects and the unregistered Lexus SUV was recovered to the station.
“The suspects have confessed that they removed the vehicle from somewhere in Alaba-Rago Area of Lagos State.”
The PPRO divulged that the State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu commended the efforts of the Division for arresting the suspected armed robbers.
CP Odumosu therefore directed that the arrested suspects should be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation and possible arrest of other members of the syndicate.