Police Apprehend Bank Robbers in Lagos Minutes After Arriving From Delta State

Published 3 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 12:06 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)

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Detectives attached to Igando Police Station on Iba Road, Lagos State have arrested two men who allegedly just arrived from Niger Delta via waterway to carry out a bank robbery. The suspects, identified as Chinedu Okoro and Keme Patrick, were apprehended on Tuesday. The suspects were arrested after their motorcycle was flagged down by policemen who were on routine patrol duty. Two other motorcycles, carrying about two passengers, refused to obey the policemen and disappeared. Preliminary investigations showed that Okoro is just a hired motorcycle rider while Patrick just arrived from Delta State, with others now at large, to carry out a bank robbery. The bank robbery is supposed to take place at Abule- Egba tomorrow (Friday). The suspect, who claimed to be a cousin of former leader of the Niger Delta militant, Ateke Tom, said he was also a former militant. Fielding questions from detectives at Igando division, Patrick said that he only knew the name of the area, but not the particular bank they would be attacking.
He confessed to have taken part in the FESTAC town robbery, where dynamites were used to blow up banks before robbers in military uniform entered the banks and carted away millions of naira. A mother and her child were killed by the robbers’ stray bullets.
A police source said:
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“On Tuesday, about 6a.m, policemen from Igando Police Station were on ‘Stop-and- Search’ duty when they sighted three motorcycles. Two of the motorcycles had two passengers and golf bags. The police flagged down them down, but two refused to stop. The policemen were able to arrest the motorcycle which was in the middle.
“The golf bag was searched. One AK49 rifle, 81 rounds of ammunition and six magazines, two mobile policemen uniforms, two mobile police caps, two military belts and one camouflage uniform were found inside the bag
.” The source explained that the suspects were taken to Igando Police Station, where Patrick confessed that Okoro was just a chartered motorcyclist.

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kp45 at 12:12 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Very good. Xmas things by fire by force
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Wazubia at 12:31 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Na wa..o kudos to police,  and try trace those arm robbers into they base. South- south
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Ken1230 at 12:41 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Kill them now
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Larry28 at 12:58 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Free ride to Jail
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akinmanchy at 03:19 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Kudos to the police officers

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elchymo at 04:31 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Na wa for this Christmas oo. Everybody wan hammer money by fire by force. Now police don catch u, na jail u go spend ur Christmas and new year.
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winace at 05:32 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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My goodness.  Am jt imaging if they had succeed cus dat place is tight wit traffic, banks, MTN office and slot. So many pple and market around there. Hmmmm thank GOD they were apprehended. 
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gogoman at 06:04 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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send dem to jail..... omo ole
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Oways at 06:10 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Thank God they were caught
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zezprincess at 10:26 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm,weldone to olokpas,dem don de upgrade nowadays,I be like say I go join police force,lol!.
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Ayodun1 at 10:30 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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This one wey una dey post better thing about NG Police.... E be like say thing dey change o.

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chealseafc at 11:14 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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if mr okoro is a chartered okada man, why are you still calling him a suspect?.
i know they extort all his generation's life savings before they can set tthe innocent okada man free.
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okatee at 11:50 PM, 10/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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nawa oo, wetyn cum happen to our police today na. dem try oo
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Oworen25 at 12:02 AM, 11/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: okata matthew on 11:50 PM, 10/12/2015
nawa oo, wetyn cum happen to our police today na. dem try oo

The name change is really changing things around us even the police are now ready to work.
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yemoma at 01:05 AM, 11/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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Nice one
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Novic at 01:34 AM, 11/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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whaoo...that was a great move, Lagos police really working hard this day.
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AmazingMarie at 06:15 PM, 11/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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good. we need the police to be more proactive in security and crime prevention
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stephen153 at 06:55 AM, 22/12/2015 (3 years ago)
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jail them all.. but make dem no bribe una sha...
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charisVEC at 09:48 AM, 6/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Carry dem go prison..mk dem rest dere
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