Lagos Police Arrest Fake Policeman, Suspected Armed Robber In Lagos

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The police operatives attached to Orile Division of the command yesterday accosted and arrested 39-year-old Udu Augustine, of No 15, Ishola Street, Magogo, Yaba-Lagos, at Orile Bus Stop.

The police operatives stopped his motorcycle at Orile Bus Stop, Lagos and the suspect introduced himself as a police officer to them. The operatives suspected him and put some questions to him but could not provide any satisfactory answers. Hence, he was arrested in possession of a police warrant card.

After the arrest, he was taken to his house where one police camouflage T-shirt, one face cap and some police accoutrements were recovered from him.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad for a thorough investigation and possible apprehension of the fleeing suspects.

Meanwhile, Police operatives attached to Itire Division of the Command also arrested 24-year-old Samuel Ayooluwa at 54, Olatilewa Street by Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos State.

According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police operatives on their routine patrol around the area responded to a distress call from one of the shop owners in the area that that armed men on a motorcycle attacked the customers in the shop and dispossessed them of their belongings. The police, who raced to the scene, gave the suspected armed men a hot chase and eventually arrested one of them, Samuel, while the other two escaped.

Items recovered from him include two locally-made pistol three live cartridges, three expended cartridges and two  mobile phones.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP, Hakeem Odumosu, however directed all the Divisional Police Officers across the state to be on the lookout for and arrest impersonators who are on the prowl and their activities dent the image of the Nigeria Police Force.

Lagos Police Arrest Fake Policeman, Suspected Armed Robber In Lagos

By Eniola Daniel

The police operatives attached to Orile Division of the command yesterday accosted and arrested 39-year-old Udu Augustine, of No 15, Ishola Street, Magogo, Yaba-Lagos, at Orile Bus Stop.

The police operatives stopped his motorcycle at Orile Bus Stop, Lagos and the suspect introduced himself as a police officer to them. The operatives suspected him and put some questions to him but could not provide any satisfactory answers. Hence, he was arrested in a possession of a police warrant card.

After the arrest, he was taken to his house where one police camouflage T-shirt, one face cap and some police accouterments were recovered from him.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad for a thorough investigation and possible apprehension of the fleeing suspects.

Meanwhile, Police operatives attached to Itire Division of the Command also arrested 24-year-old Samuel Ayooluwa at 54, Olatilewa Street by Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos State.

According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police operatives on their routine patrol around the area responded to a distress call from one of the shop owners in the area that that armed men on a motorcycle attacked the customers in the shop and dispossessed them of their belongings. The police, who raced to the scene, gave the suspected armed men a hot chase and eventually arrested one of them, Samuel, while the other two escaped.

Items recovered from him include two locally-made pistol three live cartridges, three expended cartridges and two  mobile phones.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP, Hakeem Odumosu, however directed all the Divisional Police Officers across the state to be on the lookout for and arrest impersonators who are on the prowl and their activities dent the image of the Nigeria Police Force.

Lagos Police Arrest Fake Policeman, Suspected Armed Robber In Lagos

By Eniola Daniel

The police operatives attached to Orile Division of the command yesterday accosted and arrested 39-year-old Udu Augustine, of No 15, Ishola Street, Magogo, Yaba-Lagos, at Orile Bus Stop.

The police operatives stopped his motorcycle at Orile Bus Stop, Lagos and the suspect introduced himself as a police officer to them. The operatives suspected him and put some questions to him but could not provide any satisfactory answers. Hence, he was arrested in a possession of a police warrant card.

After the arrest, he was taken to his house where one police camouflage T-shirt, one face cap and some police accouterments were recovered from him.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad for a thorough investigation and possible apprehension of the fleeing suspects.

Meanwhile, Police operatives attached to Itire Division of the Command also arrested 24-year-old Samuel Ayooluwa at 54, Olatilewa Street by Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos State.

According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police operatives on their routine patrol around the area responded to a distress call from one of the shop owners in the area that that armed men on a motorcycle attacked the customers in the shop and dispossessed them of their belongings. The police, who raced to the scene, gave the suspected armed men a hot chase and eventually arrested one of them, Samuel, while the other two escaped.

Items recovered from him include two locally-made pistol three live cartridges, three expended cartridges and two  mobile phones.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP, Hakeem Odumosu, however directed all the Divisional Police Officers across the state to be on the lookout for and arrest impersonators who are on the prowl and their activities dent the image of the Nigeria Police Force.

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