BY OGUNTADE ISMAILA, Lagos
Operatives of Police of Lagos State Police Command have arrested five robbery suspects who specialized in snatching and selling stolen vehicles within and outside Lagos State.
The arrested robbery suspects were identified as Uche Uzobu, 23, Sampson Akamo, 38; Ahmed Seun, 30; Kazeem Adeshina 41, and Isaac David, 24 who narrated their individual roles in the car snatching business.
The police said one of the five notorious robbers currently being investigated by the Lagos State police command for snatching and selling stolen vehicles, said he has stolen four cars in four months
The police told newsmen the suspects nabbed for allegedly committing a grievous criminal act, have made a stunning confession about his operations.
The 23 year-old Uche Uzobu, said, “I have been snatching cars from the various people. I have snatched just four cars in four months. I was paid N30, 000 for the first car that I stole and N27, 000 for the second one.
It was learnt that the suspects were arrested after the owner of the infinity jeep the gang stole last reported the case to the police.
Confirming their arrests, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Chike Oti, said that one of suspects was tracked and arrested.