Chaos as hoodlums rob, raze bus carrying East-bound travelers in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed an attack by some daredevil armed criminals who looted a commercial bus at Oke Ado Junction, in Ijebu Imushin, along the Ijebu-Ode-Benin Expressway. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, confirmed that the incident happened in the early hours of Saturday. The passengers were said to be on their way to the South-East geopolitical zone for Easter celebrations when the hoodlums launched the attack, robbed them and set the bus ablaze. “It happened in Oke Ado junction at Ijebu Mushin. A luxury bus of Mercedes Benz was burnt down. The vehicle was coming from Maza Maza (in Lagos State) before it encountered the hoodlums,” the police spokesperson said. The 59-seater bus was said to be operated by Ifesinachi Transport Ltd. In a social media video, some of the affected passengers narrated how they were waylaid by the criminals who stole their belongings and set fire to the bus. One of the passengers said, “Ifesinachi Motors, we were traveling in the night to come back to the East for Easter celebrations, and criminals attacked …

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4 Robbery Suspects Arrested One Month After Operation In Ogun

Four suspected members of a robbery syndicate terrorising Ota  and its environs in Ado-Odo/Ota LGA of the state have been arrested by the Ogun police command.  The suspects identified as Sherrif Kamoru, 28, Rabiu Seyidu, 37, Opeyemi Adebayo, 26 and Ajibola Fakolade, 21, were arrested following a complaint at Sango divisional headquarters by one Adeleye Sunday.  The complainant reported that he was attacked by some armed hoodlums in the Joju area of Ota. He told the police that the hoodlums took away his phones, inflicted injuries on him with machetes, and later transferred the sum of N600,000 from his account using bank apps on the phone.  The police spokesman in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi said after the complaint was made, the DPO Sango Ota division, CSP Saleh Dahiru, detailed his detectives to technically trace the suspects and bring them to justice. Oyeyemi said;  “The detectives swung into action, and acting on credible intelligence, the hideout of the suspects was located and four of them were apprehended. “Recovered from them are one cutlass, one Techno POP 2f belonging to the victim …

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Police Arrest 4 Robbery Suspects In Ogun

Sango-Ota(Ogun), – The Police Command in Ogun on Monday said it arrested four members of a robbery syndicate terrorising Sango-Ota and its environs. The Ogun State Police Spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said this in a statement in Ota, Ogun. Oyeyemi said the suspects were: Sherrif Kamoru, 28; Rabiu Seyidu, 37; Opeyemi Adebayo, 26, and Ajibola Fakolade, 21. He explained that the suspects were arrested on March 20, following a report lodged at Sango-Ota Divisional Headquarters by one Adeleye Sunday, who reported that he was attacked by some armed hoodlums at about 5.30 a.m. at Joju area of Sango-Ota. The PPRO stated further that the hoodlums allegedly dispossessed Sunday of two phones after attacking him with machete, injuring him on the neck. He added that having taken away his phones, the hoodlums siphoned the sum of N600,000 from his account through the bank’s app on the phone. “Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Sango-Ota Division, CSP Saleh Dahiru, detailed his detectives to technically trace the suspects and bring them to justice. “The detectives swung into action, and acting on …

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Man arrested for robbing same store 11 times in 5 months

Police in Chicago, Illinois, USA have arrested a man who allegedly robbed the same retail business 11 times between December 2022 and April. Chicago Police Department officials said in a press release on Tuesday,  April 18 that Donte Elbert, 36, of Chicago was arrested on West Belmont Avenue. “He was taken into custody b/c he tried to pass the last point of sale…without paying for merchandise,” a representative for the Chicago Police Department told Fox News Digital. The police added that the personnel at the store Elbert robbed 11 times, which is located on the 3200 block of N. Clark Street, signed formal complaints, which led to his arrest. Elbert also allegedly stole merchandise from a different location on the 3200 block of N. Broadway. He now faces nine felony counts of retail theft of merchandise less than $300, three felony counts of retail theft of merchandise with a value of more than $300, and one misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing.

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Kidnapping, Robbery Renting Our Highways – Jos Luxury Bus Chair Cries Out

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman of Luxury Bus Owners in Jos Plateau State, Chief Calistus Okeke, has decried incessant kidnap and robbery incidents on the nation’s highways. The bus Chairman said an intensified patrol and surveillance on the nation’s highways will quell cases of armed robbery, kidnap and other violent attacks by hoodlums. Okeke was speaking with our correspondent on Thursday in Jos, on the unfortunate reoccurrence of attacks by hoodlums on the popular Hawan Kibo Jos road. It would be recalled that on the 15 of January 2022, suspected Fulani hoodlums attacked and killed a Media practitioner along Hawan Kibo and went on to abduct a traveler who was returning back to Jos from the south east. Before and after then, series of kidnapping has been reported at the same spot with ransom running into several millions paid. Okeke however said these criminal elements operate unmolested with dangerous weapons including sophisticated guns and machetes. “They block the roads, divert vehicles and passengers into the thick bush unchallenged and unleash terror on their victims. Sometimes the victims …

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Exposed! How trans-border robbery suspects smuggled stolen cars from Nigeria to Benin Republic, returned them as Tokunbo

By Our Reporter Abuja – A five-man trans-border robbery syndicate who specialised in snatching cars from Nigeria, refurbishing them in the neighbouring Benin Republic and bringing them back as tokunbo (fairly used) vehicles has been smashed by the operatives of the FIB Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force. The breakthrough recorded by the security agents followed the arrest of a 23-year-old suspected member of the gang Abdulrafiu Olamilekan, following which two other members, namely Idris Adesina (26) and Suleiman Aliu (35) were also arrested. The remaining two members of the syndicate, Wandoko and Tunde Jonny a.k.a Elija, remained at large. A police source said the gang was so organised that each member had a specific role to play during the robbery operations they usually carried out between the odd hours of 8 pm and 12 am. For instance, the source said, the role of one of the members during attacks on victims’ homes and room to room operations in hotels or private buildings was to kick the door open. And during car snatching operations, a member of …

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Presidency Confirms foiled robbery attempt in Aso Villa

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Presidency has confirmed a foiled robbery attempt in the Aso Villa. A gang of armed robbers reportedly attacked the residences of Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and that of Administrative Officer, Abubakar Maikano, on the premises of the Presidential Villa, Aso-Rock, Abuja. Confirming the report, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu said the Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari had confirmed that there “was a foolish attempt” to burgle his residence at 3:00am this morning (Monday, May 10, 2021) but it turned out to be unsuccessful. Shehu added that Professor Gambari, whose house is on a street next to the Villa, had assured well wishers that there was nothing to worry about from the incident. He continued: The police, in a related development is searching for a suspected burglar who unsuccessfully attempted to break into the house of Maikano Abdullahi on Thursday, last week. Maikano lives on the same street with the Chief of Staff, close to the Villa.

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NYPD Officer In Hot Water Shoots At Atlantic Ocean – Poice 

New York — A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the Atlantic Ocean while off duty. David Afanador, 39, was carrying a loaded 9mm Beretta pistol and three loaded 15-round capacity magazines when officers investigating a report of shots fired in Long Beach saw him walking off the beach with three other people around 6:50 a.m. Sunday, police said. Afanador was charged last year with putting a Black man in a banned chokehold while responding to a call at a Queens boardwalk. The NYPD suspended him without pay after that arrest and then placed him on restricted assignment. He was not authorized to carry firearms, police said. An NYPD spokesperson, Sgt. Edward Riley, said Afanador has again been suspended without pay. Afanador was arraigned Monday by video in Long Beach City Court on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and prohibited use of a weapon. He was also cited for possession of alcohol, which is banned at Ocean …

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Former Speaker of Sokoto House of Assembly Kills Armed Robber, Injures Others

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly and House of Representatives member, Abdullahi Balarabe Salame has disclosed that he killed one of the gunmen that stormed his home, on Friday midnight. House of Representatives member Abdullahi Balarabe Salame has disclosed that he killed one of the gunmen that stormed his home, on Friday midnight. They attacked his residence in the Bado area of Sokoto around 3am. Salame, who represents Gwadabawa/Illela federal constituency, disclosed that he killed one of the assailants. “I was attacked in my house in Sokoto by armed robbers. But by Allah’s powers, I was able to shoot and kill one, and injured some”, he said. The lawmaker also shared photos of the foiled attack. Salame, a former Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, is a 2023 governorship aspirant. “They came to destroy him. Allah (SWT) did not give them the opportunity because Allah (SWT) promised to protect anyone who stands for truth and trust. “This attack is not the first time. It has been done to …

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How Mob Sets Two Persons Ablaze Over Alleged Robbery in Ibadan

By Don Silas Abuja (Precise Post) – No fewer than two persons were set ablaze on Monday by a mob over alleged robbery at Molete and Oke-Ado areas of Ibadan. The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident in a statement in Ibadan. Fadeyi said that the incident occurred in the morning. He added that one other person was rescued by an Amotekun team and handed over to the police. According to him, an investigation into the matter had begun to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the action. The police spokesman warned the state residents against jungle justice. “Jungle justice is condemned in strong terms. It has become recurrent in the state. “If allowed to continue, it will degenerate into what all and sundry will not be able to curb, and many innocent lives will be terminated unjustly,” Fadeyi said. The spokesman said that the state police command would not condone taking laws into one’s hands.

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Revealed! What Wife of LASTMA Officer Killed by Police Told Tribunal She Wants as Compensation

By Ogechi Okorie Ikeja (Precise Post) – Mrs Silifat Adeyemo, the wife of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management, Rotimi Adeyemo, who was killed by a policeman at Iyana Ipaja in November 2018, has pleaded with the Lagos State EndSARS panel to help her secure scholarship up to the university for her three children. “I want the panel to help me financially, because it has not been easy ever since he left me with the kids to care of. The future of my children is most paramount to me. I want them to be given good education up till the university level. I don’t know if they can grant them scholarship to university; and also give us a good house,” Mrs Adeyemo pleaded with the panel. The widow, who was all tears, told the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel, that her husband was at his duty post at Iyana Ipaja roundabout when he was killed by an official of the disbanded police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Olakunle Olonade. She said the deceased and herself were at home from the …

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How Angry Mob Beheaded, Set 5 Suspected Robbers Ablaze (Photos)

Calabar (Precise Post) – Angry mob beheaded and set five suspected armed robbers ablaze on Saturday in Akwa Ikot Effanga community, Akwabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State. It was gathered that a 7-man gang allegedly broke into a shop at about 3am on Saturday, October 17, and made away with electronic gatgets worth thousands of naira and undisclosed amount of money. The youths of the community laid ambush for the suspects. In the process, five of them were apprehended them while two managed to escape leaving the rest to face jungle justice. A very disturbing and gory video from the scene shows the remains of the suspected robbers and a motorcycle in flames. The head of one of the suspects was missing from his neck. Meanwhile, one of the youths condemned the act, describing it as inhumane and barbaric while calling on the Nigerian police to immedately arrest the perpetrators. 

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Why We Took to Robbery – Despatch Riders

Abuja (Precise Post) – Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two former dispatch riders with an online trading platform while attempting to rob a Uber driver of his vehicle in Anthony area of the state. The two suspects: Sule Abdulkareem (29) and Celestine Joseph, both confessed to have attempted to rob the driver, claiming they had wanted to use the vehicle as collateral for a loan to start up a business. The duo were arrested by SARS operatives at Anthony-Oke area of the state when they were looking for a more deserted part of the area to launch an attack on the driver. It was learnt that the two suspects had initially attempted to rob the driver at Anthony Bus Stop, but the driver, sensing danger, drove to the point where they were intercepted by the SARS operatives. A source at SARS said: “They were looking for a deserted place to carry out the operation when our men intercepted them. “They had wanted to rob the driver of the vehicle at Anthony …

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I Rape Maids, Housewives And Force Husbands To Watch – Armed Robber Confesses (Photo)

A self-confessed robber and serial rapist, yesterday revealed why he  rapes women and maids in the presence of their husbands and bosses.  According to him, it is a punishment for refusing to give him money, during operation.  Rather than showing remorse for his action, the suspect, Adeniyi Ajayi, 27, an ex-convict, begged the Police to kill him, instead of sending him back to prison.  Ajayi, who runs a one-man squad, was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, SARS, in a hotel at Ijora 7-up area of Lagos.  His modus operandi was to break into victims’ homes, ordering them to cooperate with him or risk being killed by other members of his gang whom he claimed had surrounded the building.  When news of his arrest filtered round Sabo and its environ, eight victims, some of who were civil servants and lawyers, stormed SARS office to affirm that he raped them during operation.  Among them were also two female staff of a company in Sabo, who disclosed that he raped them right before their male colleagues, in broad daylight …

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