Man lures women, steals items worth N2.3m in Lagos 

CITIZENS COMPASS– POLICE in Lagos have arrested one Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu for luring six women and stealing personal belongings worth N2,368,000.

Detectives of Surulere Division carried out the operation which led to the arrest of the 34 years old male suspect. 

According to SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, who disclosed this in a statement, said 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.

He was said to have lured the victims 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.

Investigations further revealed 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 them, investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation. 

“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc assures all residents of Lagos that the command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the Centre of Excellence. He equally enjoins Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspicious happening to security agencies.”


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