Police Nabs Notorious Online Robber In Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 44-year-old man, Olumide Agboola, who is alleged to notorious for robbing online vendors.

The LAgos Command Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Monday said, the suspect was arrested following a painstaking investigation which was launched after a number of reports were received about his activities. 

“Different CCTV footages at his various crime scenes have aided in the irrefutable identification of the suspect.

“In his last operation  the suspect dispossessed his victim of her Infinix Hot 9 mobile phone, as well as the assorted fabrics, underpants and singlets she came to sell, all valued at N193,000," Hundeyin said.

He added that the preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect’s modus operandi was to pose as a genuine buyer on social media platforms, order items and request vendors to supply the items at designated hotels, where he would then rob them.

The police spokesman stated that investigation is ongoing to recover other stolen items from the suspect's previous operations.