The Police said they busted a receiver of stolen goods, identified as Lukman, following the arrest of four members of five-man robbery gang. Residents of Idi-Oro Mushin area of Lagos, where the robbers raided made a distress call to the police, leading to the arrest.
The suspects are Noah Olaniyi, Moshood Fatai, Segun Ajibade, Abiola Ige. They were paraded before journalists at the Lagos Police Command Ikeja on Monday.
Edgal Imohimi, the Commissioner of Police, the suspects were about to sell off their loot when the police pounced on them.
Items recovered from the suspects include two laptops, one iPad, three different headsets.
The suspects confessed to the crime and named one Saheed as the owner of the illegal gun used for their operations.
Prior to the arrest, one Arowole Gabriel, on April 19, reported his shop was burgled and electronic items, which include one HP laptop, LG Plasma TV carted away. Gabriel was able to identify his HP laptop immediately he saw it among the recovered stolen items.
Two suspects, Saheed and Azeez are still at large while investigation is continuing.
- Chinwe Aguobi