The Nigerian Police has arrested one Sunday Ojo, a 32 years male who hides under the guise of being a cab operator to rob and dispossess his unsuspecting passengers of cash and other valuables.
The arrest was carried out by the operatives attached to Iddo Police Division of the FCT Command while acting on report and following a discreet investigation at the suspect’s residence at Gbesa village for robbing his female passenger of the cash sum of N70,000, wrist watch and her ATM card, which was used by the suspect to withdraw N100,000.00 from the victim’s bank account.
The Police PRO, DSP Anjuguri Manzah noted that in the words of the victim (names withheld), “she boarded the suspect’s car along Airport road Lugbe but was diverted by the suspect to Jedo Estate Sabon Lugbe where he robbed her of the items stated above.”
The suspect, in whose apartment the victim’s wrist watch and SIM card were recovered, has confessed to the crime and is helping the Police in its investigation.
DSP Manzah further stated that in compliance with the directives of the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Musa Kimo , the suspect has been transferred to the Command Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.