The long arm of the law has caught up with three suspects; Sheyi Olayiwola, Sadiq Adeniji and Maduka Godwin, after they allegedly dispossessed a United Kingdom returnee and his neighbour of cash and other valuables estimated at N14m.
According to the Lagos State Police Command the suspects were led by Aje, the kingpin said to be at large, when they attacked the UK returnee identified simply as Tobi and his next door neighbour, Okeowo, about two weeks apart on Gemade Estate located within Gowon Estate.
It was learnt that Aje alerted his gang shortly after Tobi returned from the UK in December 2020 and they stormed the victim’s house on the night of December 18, carting away naira notes and foreign currencies estimated at N1m.
The police also said the gang reportedly made away with seven iPhones, expensive jewellery and laptops valued at N10m.
“They gained access into Tobi’s compound through the fence and broke his kitchen burglary before going into the house to rob him with his own knives, carting away N1m, both local and foreign currencies, seven pieces of iPhone 12 Pro-Max and expensive jewellery valued at N10m.
“Two weeks after that incident, On January 4, 2021, the suspects returned to Gemade Estate. They robbed the home of one Mr. Okeowo, who is next to Tobi, using the same pattern. They carted away valuables worth over N4m,” a police report said.