Robbery suspect walk into police when he went back to crime scene

A dumb criminal who went back to the scene he and his gang robbed a truck driver has been nabbed after he was recognized.

For his stupidity in going back to the scene he and his gang committed a crime, 22-year-old armed robbery suspect, Aliu Abubakar, walked into the waiting arms of the police.

Abubakar and his colleagues had earlier robbed a truck driver and his conductor, at the Okokomaiko area of Lagos, where they carted away the goods the truck carried.

But a few hours later, he returned to the scene of the crime and was recognized by the victims who raised the alarm and he was promptly arrested and he led the police to arrest other members of his gang.

A police statement from the office of the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), reveals that one locally-made pistol, two live cartridges and three machetes were recovered from the suspects.

"The suspects robbed at the Cassidy Bus Stop, Okokomaiko area. They were armed with dangerous weapons. They attacked the driver of a truck while he was discharging goods in the early hours of the day.

They accosted him with arms while he was offloading oranges, robbed him and his conductor of phones and N27,000."

Abubakar who told the police he is an aluminium scrap scavenger, narrated how the robbery happened:

"Police arrested me because five of us robbed a driver and conductor at Cassidy Bus Stop. We went with only one gun and two cutlasses. We have carried out this type of operation over 10 times.

Other members of our gang are Sobusere Boutique, Mohammed and Tunde.

Sobusere is the one who used to carry our gun. But I used to carry cutlass. We also used to rob people of phones."


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