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Police nab two “one chance” armed robbers in Lekki/Ajah axis




Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected “one chance” armed robbers in Lekki/Ahah axis of Lagos State.

The suspects, identified as  Samson Tella, m, 37 and Raphael John, m, 21, are said to be specialist when it comes to one chance robberies.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the suspected armed robbers on 2nd August, 2021, at 9.30pm attacked the owner of a Toyota Corrolla car Reg No. JJJ 242 FW, at Ikate Area of Lagos, took over the steering, drove him to ATM at Ikate, and withdrew the sum of twenty thousand naira only (#20,000) from the account of the victim.



Adejobi said the victim quickly alerted the police on the incident, then they tracked down and traced the car to a mechanic workshop at Lafiaji, Lagos Island, on 3rd August, 2021, where the suspects were arrested with the stolen car.

He said the victim has identified Samson Tella as one of the robbers that attacked him.


He added that the suspects be transferred to the Special Squad, Ikeja, for proper investigation and possible prosecution.

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