Police arrests robbery suspect operating with army uniform in Lagos state

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an alleged robbery suspect, identified as Johnson Godday operating in Nigerian Army uniform in Ogudu Area of the State, where he attacked and robbed commuters.

Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi made this known, adding that the suspect was arrested following a report by Onyebuchi Nwanga  of number 24, Bayo Oshinowo Street, Ogudu, that he was attacked  at about 10,15pm of Sunday 21st February, 2021.

The victim said he was attacked while alighting from a tricycle with his friends at Emmanuel street junction, when the they suddenly noticed two men, on motorcycle, in military uniform, who attacked them and snatched his Infinix smart 5 phone.

Penpushing further reports that, he stated that when they raised an alarm, the policemen attached to Ogudu Division on duty around the scene came to their rescue and arrested the suspect in Army uniform while the other, also in the Nigerian Army uniform, escaped with the motorcyclist.

The police spokesman said the snatched phone was immediately recovered from the suspect, adding that in the course of police investigation, Johnson Godday, from Edo State, confessed that he was attached to NA 149 Batallion, Ojo, Lagos before he was dismissed from the Nigerian Army.

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