…As Police arrest armed robbery suspect, recover firearms
18 year old Elikor Ehud has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Police command for allegedly sealing tithe and offering in a church.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday recalled that about 8.45pm on October 1, 2019, one Pastor Moses Nwoke of Divine Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue, Ejigbo reported at Ejigbo Police Station that on September 30, 2019, after Church Service, unknown persons broke the wooden boxes placed on the Altar meant for Tithes and Special Seeds of Faith Offering and stole the money.
Elkana noted that after a thorough and painstaking investigation conducted by Ejigbo Police Station under the supervision of the Divisional Police Officer, the suspect namely Elikor Ehud was arrested on October 15, 2019.
“He confessed stealing the sum of six hundred and seventy thousand naira (N670,000.00) cash from the Church boxes. He mentioned one Lucky as his accomplice. Efforts are emplaced to apprehend the said accomplice. The suspect will be charged to Court”, he explained.
Meanwhile, a 23 year old Ayobami Adegbite has been arrested by a team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer, Langbasa Division for armed robbery.
DSP Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest to newsmen in Lagos on Sunday said that at about 10.00pm on September 28, 2019, Langbasa Police Station received a distress call that some miscreants were attacking passersby at Kekere bus stop, Adoh, Ajah and UTC, with dangerous weapons such as guns and cutlasses.
According to him, “A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer Langbasa mobilized to the scene. On sighting the police, the hoodlums opened fire but were over powered by the Police team.
“One Ayobami Adegbite who led the gang, was arrested with one short gun, sixteen thousand naira cash and one digital camera they snatched from a victim. The suspect confessed to the crime and has given some useful information concerning the operations of his gang.
“Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja who have taken over the investigation are on the trail of the fleeing members of the gang. Investigation is ongoing.”
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