Lagos Police Arrest 2 Armed Robbers That Robbed Comedian Basketmouth

Published 2 years ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 04:54 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)

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The assailants who attacked and robbed popular comedian, Basketmouth in his Lekki family home, has been captured by the gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police force in Lagos.
We reported two months ago that popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, also known as Basketmouth, and his family were unusually kept awake in the morning of 7th September by armed robbers that stormed his home at the highbrow area of Lekki and held them at gunpoint.
 
The assailants successfully carted away several valuables including the CCTV device to secure their operation and identities. The robbers have been finally arrested.
 
Below is an official statement released by the Lagos State Police Command regarding the latest development; The robbery suspects - Chiemezie Joseph and Chibuzor Ugwu
 In a very commendable development, the Lagos State Command has arrested two suspects in connection with robbery attack on the popular comedian.
 
On 7/9/2016, the Lagos State Command received a distress call from Mr Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth that he has been robbed at gunpoint. Subsequently the Command opened up investigation.
 
On 16th November 2016, the command arrested one Chiemele Joseph while carrying out armed robbery operation at ilasa Maja area of the State, his arrest led to the arrest of another gang member Chibuzor who further investigation revealed is the leader of the gang that attacked the comedian.
 
Items recovered from the suspects are one Beretta pistol, two locally made pistol, two AK 47 rifles loaded with ammunitions, 12 live catridges, 2 iron cutters, master keys, 1 Mercedes 4matic Benz jeep.
 
The commissioner of police, CP Fatai Owoseni while parading the suspects , states that the Command will continue to be on the trail of criminals within the state, as he warns them to eschew criminalty or relocate from Lagos. He further reassures the residents of the state that their safety is guaranteed during this festive period.
 
The suspects Chiemezie Joseph and Chibuzor Ugwu will soon be charged to court.
 
SP Dolapo Badmos
Police Public Relations Officer.

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Originalman8 at 05:12 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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Good news
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1marviz at 05:14 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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nice one
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emytex74 at 05:16 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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Good job officers their cup don full
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EDDYPRINCE at 05:27 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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OK nice job
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Deltaboy1 at 05:29 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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freethinker, tell your people to go and Rob in east, not in west
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Novic at 05:41 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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That was great news,  just dey Waka pass jare
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beneno at 06:18 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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Igbos dey hardly add other tribes join their business, wether the business is legal or illegal .is it baseed on lack of trust or what ?  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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gogoman at 06:37 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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na today
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diutopep at 06:57 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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Yes!!!
A fantastic job from the officers!
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diutopep at 06:59 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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And they must be those who used to come to his shows!
And it never occurred to them that one day, monkey will go to market and e no go fit comeback again!
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kison at 07:57 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? JUST SEE UR USELESS LIFE OUTSIDE, LEADERS OF TOMORROW INDEED..... Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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odegbalegu at 08:13 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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bravo! to the naija police
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kacylee at 08:31 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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AND NOW U'VE COME TO THE END OF THE RAOD.. TIME UP!!!, BASKET MOUTH UR GOD DON WIN OOO

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emma4love3 at 10:43 PM, 25/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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mmmmm this is great ooob
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Novic at 04:37 PM, 26/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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It's good hand catch them.. ... Good work naija police
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CHRISETTE at 11:16 PM, 27/11/2016 (2 years ago)
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So, they have been robbing other people too
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