Lagos Police Arrests Robbery Gang For Stealing, Dismantling Cars For Spare Parts Sales

Operatives of Ijora Badia Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspects who specialize in stealing vehicles and dismantling them for onward sale as spare parts.

The suspects, Alafia Afiwajuomo, Ganiyu Tajudeen, Olamilekan Hassan, and Lucky Esomojumi were arrested at Igamu under the bridge following a painstaking investigation and intelligence gathering that was launched when information was received on 29/09/2022 that a Toyota Camry was snatched at gunpoint from one Sandra (surname withheld) at Iganmu in Surulere, Lagos.

The car was in the process of being dismantled before it was recovered by the police. Parts of cars suspected to have been dismantled and sold as spare parts were also recovered at the scene.

In a statement released to newsmen, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, ANIPR, Mitra, PPRO, Lagos State Police Command stated that suspects have been charged to court.




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