The Nigerian Safety and Civil Protection Corps ( NSCDC), Lagos State Command, on Tuesday, paraded a suspect, Junior Erhunmwuse, for theft.
The suspect was apprehended on March 6 at 10 pm alongside Ajah Highway, Eti-Osa Native Authorities Space.
NSCDC Lagos Commandant, Mr Paul Ayeni, mentioned the 23-year-old, who hails from Benin Metropolis, Edo and two others now at giant, perpetrated the act.
“The suspect and two others nicknamed Fela and Igba boarded a minibus ‘Korope’ additionally occupied by three different passengers and a driver.
“The suspects on reaching a darkish spot threatened the driving force and the passengers with a gun and picked up cash and different gadgets like Android Telephones, wristwatches and boxer pants,” he mentioned.
He additional mentioned luck ran out on the suspect when one of many victims, Mr Sefiu Sodiq recognized his stolen boxer pant and alerted the individuals at Alpha Seaside Space in Eti-Osa.
“This led to the arrest of 1 Mr Baale Arimo, by NSCDC officers in Eti-Osa Divisional Command
“Nonetheless, Arimo the suspect couldn’t give an accurate clarification to the allegations.
“Additional investigation led to the arrest of 1 Mr Afolabi David, 22 years outdated and native of Onijo in Ifelodun Native Authorities Space of Kwara State.
“David was not a part of the operation, however he’s a member of the group as he was along with one of many suspects when arrested,” he mentioned.
In keeping with him, the Android telephones, a part of the cash collected, wristwatches and boxer pants have been recovered, because the command has elevated surveillance within the space.
“The 2 suspects will likely be handed over to the Police Felony Investigation Bureau for additional actions,” he mentioned.
David, whereas responding to the allegations, mentioned not one of the suspects was his buddy.