Operatives of the Lagos state police command has apprehended a security guard identified as Milacasupi Jackson and his accomplice, peter Alfons and one Mustapha Usman for allegedly stealing a Toyota sienna 2008 model in a location known as Agidingbi within Ikeja metropolis
The car was said to be valued at 2.6m.
A statement from the Lagos state police public relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana; stated that the suspects were arrested while negotiating with a buyer, adding that the vehicle had been recovered and handed over to the owner.
His words: “On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, around 2pm, one Adeyankinnu Babajide, who is the manager of Teeded Motors on Plot 7 Fagba Close, Agidingbi, Ikeja, reported at the Alausa Police Station that on Monday, December 9, 2019, around 8.30pm, he discovered that a Toyota Sienna 2008 model valued at N2.6m was missing and the security guard, who had the key to the car, was also not seen.
“Police detectives traced the vehicle to the Kurata Mechanic Village, Agidingbi, Ikeja. The security guard, Milacasupl Jackson, and his accomplices, Peter Alfons and Mustapha Usman was arrested while negotiating with a buyer.”
In another development, three suspected internet fraudsters, Olaide Salami, Olamide Adeyemi and a yet-to-be-identified female accomplice was arrested, for alleged possession of illegal substances suspected to be hard drugs in the Ikeja area of the state.
The suspects were said to be driving a Toyota Corolla car with number plate KSF 462 FT when a police patrol team from the Area ‘F’ Command intercepted them on the Opebi Link Bridge.
The statement put further that the vehicle was searched; some substances suspected to be hard drugs were recovered from it.
He stated that further investigation revealed that the suspects were Internet fraudsters, adding that they would be charged to court.
Elkana said, “On Saturday, December 21, 2019, around 4pm, a police patrol team from the Area ‘F’ Command, Ikeja, at a pin-down point on the Opebi Link Bridge, Ikeja, intercepted one Toyota Corolla with number plate KSF 462 FT, with two male occupants, Salami Olaide and Olamide Adeyemi, and a female.
“Upon reasonable suspicion, the vehicle and the occupants were searched and some substances suspected to be hard drugs were recovered from them. Investigation also revealed that the suspects were into cybercrime.
There is no evidence so far linking the female arrested together with the two male suspects to their nefarious activities. The suspects will soon be charged.”
Meanwhile, six suspects, Morufu Adebusi, Masadu Shaibu, Alalehu Mohammed, Chuka Nwefor, Usman Aliyu and a yet-to-be-identified deaf and dumb person have been arrested for attacking one Emmanuel Awotayo at Mile 12, Ketu.
The spokesman said the suspects would be charged at the conclusion of investigation.