Suspected Female Robber, Six Others Arrested For Killing Police Officer


Operatives of the Ilemba Hausa Police Division last Friday 22nd April 2022, arrested seven armed robbery/murder suspects, recovered a silver-coloured Sienna bus with Reg No. LSR 509 HB, a locally made double barrel Pistol and four live cartridges at Mojirade Street, Shibiri, Lagos

The prompt arrest of the suspects followed a tip-off from Lagosians to the Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa Division who led his men to the criminal hideout where seven members of the gang were arrested while others fled.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, SP, gave the names of the suspects to include Esther Newman ‘F’, Joel Anaba ‘M’, Ruben Ude ‘M’, Chinedu Emenike ‘M’, Abuchi Peter ‘M’, Chima Simon ‘M’ and James John ‘M’.

Items recovered in the Sienna bus, according to SP Hundeyin, include one locally made double barrel pistol, four live cartridges, one machete, one knife, two screwdrivers, twelve mobile phones, one access bank ATM card with the name Newton Newman, some substances suspected to be Indian Hemp and one dead snail.

The suspects are also being investigated for the murder of one Sgt. Edison Fulman attached to Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos on 14th April 2022.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi has directed that the suspects and exhibits be transferred to the Command Headquarters for further investigation and arrest of other fleeing members of the gang.

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