Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six notorious suspects behind the dastardly robbery attack on Mambillah Hotel, Owutu, Ikorodu area of the state.
The command’s spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects that robbed the hotel on May 11th said the feat followed a painstaking, diligent and discreet investigation ordered and closely monitored by the Lagos State commissioner of police, CP Abiodun Alabi.
He said, “The suspects who were traced to their hideout at Oju-irin Abattoir, Lagos State where they were eventually arrested include Lekan Adeoye ‘m’ aged 19, Ojo
Akeredolu ‘m’ aged 29, Quadri Balogun ‘m’ aged 23, Ahmed Oke ‘m’ aged 24, John Toluwalashe ‘m’ aged 23 and Azeez Akinpelu ‘m’ aged 20.
“ The seventh suspect, Taye, was neutralized during a gun duel with police officers. Items recovered from the suspects are two locally made pistols with 11 live cartridges.”
Hundeyin added that the armed gang invaded Mambillah Hotel and robbed the guests of their valuables and shot dead the hotel security guard in their bid to escape after the Police arrived at the scene.
He added that the earlier arrested supervisor and other staff of the hotel have been released after further investigations cleared them of any culpability.
Suspects are to be arraigned in court as the investigation is currently being wound up,” he said.