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Lekki Bridge Robbers Caught

Lekki Bridge Robbers Caught

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspects in relation to the robbery that took place in Lekki Phase One on March 12, 2014.

The four suspects: Duke Odogbo, 38, Lawrence Kingsley, 31, Ebi Tosan, 20, and Ekelemo Kuete, 30  were paraded  by the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Aderanti at the command headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos.

This arrest follows an earlier statement from Mr Kayode Aderanti that the police had clues in the case and was on the trail of the robbers.

The gang numbering close to ten according to eyewitnesses, engaged in a shootout with police men on the Lekki Ikoyi Link Bridge where they were intercepted by policemen.

Five people lost their lives in the robbery incident including a 15-year-old fish seller,Miss Sarah Ibikunle, three policemen and one other civilian, Mr Sowemimo Kabiru.

one of the robbers

 

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