Police arrest two suspects in comedian's robbery

Two members of the gang who robbed Basketmouth in September, have been arrested by the police.


Lindaikejisblog reports that a statement issued by the Spokesperson for the Command, SP Dolapo Badmos, revealed that one Chiemezie Joseph was arrested on November 16 during a robbery operation at Ilasa Maja area of the State.

According to the reports, the arrest of the suspect led to the arrest of another gang member, Chibuzor Ugwu, who upon further investigation, was discovered to be the leader of the gang who robbed Basketmouth.


Amongst the items recovered from the suspects are, one Beretta pistol, two locally made pistol, two AK 47 rifles loaded with ammunitions, 12 live cartridges, 2 iron cutters, master keys, 1 Mercedes 4matic Benz jeep.

While parading the suspects, the commissioner of police, CP Fatai Owoseni, said that the command will remain on the trail of criminals in the state, warning them to shy away from crime or relocate from the state.

As earlier reported, Basketmouth and family were robbed at gunpoint at his home in Lekki Phase one on September 7, 2016.


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