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Robbery gang of ex-policemen arrested 



Robbery gang of ex-policemen arrested 

A 33-year-old ex-policeman, Emmanuel Audu who was paraded alongside five others including two other former policemen (Sgt.Ochigbo Gabriel and Sgt. Francis Onuh) for robbery has revealed that he takes care of his family and pays his kids’ school fees with the loot he gets after every robbery operation.

The ex-cop who took to robbery after being dismissed from the force alongside two other suspects of his robbery gang for different offences said he joined the group after being introduced to the other members.

“I live at Ikorodu with my family. I took part in all the operations, but I was arrested on June 7, 2016 by the police,” he said.
According to a police source, the arrested suspects specialised in robbing Chinese expatriates and had carried out no fewer than 10 robberies between December 2015 and June 2016.
The source also noted that the suspect were arrested during an operation at the homes of four Chinese nationals in Gbagada.
“The dismissed policemen normally gain access into the homes of the Chinese men under the pretence of conducting routine checks, or that they had information that they (the Chinese) were involved in drugs and currency counterfeiting.
“When they are allowed into their homes, the dismissed policemen would ransack the apartments and cart away all valuables including cash and electronic gadgets.”
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos hinted that the suspects would soon appear in court as soon as investigations into the case was concluded.
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