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Robber confesses to working for police officer

11 April 2016, 10:18

Lagos - A suspected robber, Akeem Popoola has confessed to be working for a police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja.

The suspect who is a carpenter by profession said he had worked for the policeman, identified as Inspector Festus, aka Ijaya, for about four months before he was arrested.

Also read: Seven suspected robbers arrested in Lagos

A mattress and speakers of a sound system were reportedly recovered from him in the Giwa area of Agbado on April 6 when he was arrested.

He added that Ijaya and two others – Abbey and Aluko – would get the buyers arrested minutes later for buying stolen items.

Akeem said their victims paid Ijaya between N120 000 and N150 000 before they were released, adding that he got N5,000 as his share on each ‘deal’.

Source: Punch

- News 24


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