A police armoured vehicle (Photo by Pius Utomi EKPEI / AFP)
Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspected carjackers within the Iba, Igando, and Egbeda axis of Lagos State.
The spokesperson for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, a superintendent of police confirmed the arrest, in a statement, yesterday.
The suspects, Victor Chibuike (26) aka Azaman; Kingsley Ndubuisi (33) aka Kango; Augustine James (29) aka Edo boy, and Lateef Babatunde, 33, were arrested detectives received credible intelligence of their activities.
“The arrest followed the launching of a swift investigation immediately a report was received on August 7, 2022, that a 2010 Lexus RX 350 SUV, 2006 Toyota Camry saloon car, an iPhone, and other valuables were robbed at gunpoint,” the statement read, adding that “three locally made pistols, one locally made semi-automatic pistol, and 12 live cartridges were recovered from the gang.
“Investigations revealed that the suspects were notorious for robbing their victims of their valuables and vehicles.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest their criminal receiver of stolen goods and possible recovery of other items stolen by the gang in the past.”
Hundeyin said that the suspects would be arraigned at the end of the investigation.