Detectives of the Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu ‘m’ aged 34 for allegedly robbing six women of their belongings.
According to a statement issued by police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspect robbed the women of their 3 iPhones 12, 2 iPhones 11 Pro Max, 1 iPhone XR, one Nokia phone, one wristwatch and one gold necklace, with a total value of N2,368,000, after he lured them to a hotel, where he laced their drinks, resulting in their falling into a deep slumber.
Preliminary investigations reveal that the suspect has no fixed address but lures women to different hotels where he drugs and robs them clean. Investigations further reveal that he has robbed over thirty women since he ventured into this crime.
While the stolen items have all been recovered before he could dispose of them, an investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of the investigation.
The statement said that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi was assuring all residents of Lagos that the command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in Lagos.
Alabi enjoined Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspicious happening to security agencies.