Lagos state Police arraigned 18 years old boy for stealing church tithes and offering.
The press release was made known to Airview News by DSP Bala Elkana Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State.
At about 2045hours, one Pastor Moses Nwoke ‘m’ oF Divine Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue, Ejigbo reported at Ejigbo Police Station that on 30/09/2019 after Church Service, unknown persons broke the wooden Boxes placed on the Altar meant for Tithes and Special Seeds of Faith Offering and stole the money. After a thorough and painstaking Investigation conducted by Ejigbo Police Station under the supervision of the Divisional Police Officer, the suspect namely Elikor Ehud ‘m’ 18 years old was arrested on 15/10/2019. He confessed stealing the sum of six hundred and seventy thousand naira (#670,000.00) cash from the Church Boxes. He mentioned one Lucky as his accomplice. Efforts are emplaced to apprehend the said accomplice. The suspect will be charged to Court.
- Operatives of Operation Crush arrested Six Cultists and Gangsters in Alapere.
On 18/10/2019 at about 2200hours, Operatives of Operation Crush attached to Alapere Division received an information that some gangsters suspected to be members of Eiye and Aiye Confraternity, engaged themselves in a battle of supremacy with dangerous weapons such as Axe and Cutlass, at Demurin area, Alapere. The team, led by the Divisional Police Officer Alapere arrested two key leaders of the gangs namely, Olawale Toheeb ‘m’ 22years old and Joseph Obinna ‘m’ 25years old. Investigation was extended to the gangs hideout at Mack Brown Hotel, Church Street Alapere were four additional suspects namely, Obasi Ekene ‘m’ 21years old, Promise Onoja ‘m’ 18 years old, OgoekeWeri Omokosi ‘m’ 24years old and Saviour Edet ‘m’ 23years old, were arrested. The suspects confessed to belong to Eiye and Aiye Confraternity respectively and are responsible for series of violent attacks recorded in Alapere and environ. A large quantity of weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp, short Axes and Cutlasses were recovered from their hideout. Investigation has been concluded, the suspects will be charged to Court.
- Arrest of Armed Robbery Suspect and Recovery of Firearms
On 28/09/2019 at about 2200hrs, Langbasa Police Station received a distress call that some miscreants were attacking passersby at kekere bus stop Adoh Ajah and UTC, with dangerous weapons such as, guns and cutlasses. A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer Langbasa mobilized to the scene. On sighting the police, the hoodlums opened fire but were over powered by the Police team. One Ayobami Adegbite ‘m’ 23 years old who led the gang, was arrested with one short gun ,sixteen thousand naira cash and one digital camera they snatched from a victim. The suspect confessed to the crime and has given some useful information concerning the operations of his gang. Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad Ikeja who have taken over the investigation, are on the trail of the fleeing members of the gang. Investigation is ongoing.