Operatives of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad,FSARS on Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested Four Niger Republic Nationals for allegedly burgling the warehouse belonging to their employer,Mrs Jemilat Abiola at Dosumu market,Lagos Island at midnight to
steal goods valued at N25m and sold some of the goods to two receivers and others still at large.
Police identified the arrested suspects as Adamu Tairu 35, Bukari Ibrahim, Ibrahim Hassan and Kazeem Yakubu
The two alleged receiver of some of the stolen goods were Salisu Mohammed, from Sokoto State and Aisha Tobeeb,45, from Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Police alleged that trouble started for the suspects in March, 2018 when the Complainant, Avila reported to the Deputy Commissioner of police ,DCP Inchiarge of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FSARS at Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island, Lagos, Mr Ibrahim. Kaoje that she suspected her four workers to be the people that burgled her warehouse to steal goods valued at about N25m and escaped.
Police alleged that following the report,
DCP Ibrahim Kaoje directed a team led by DSP Ibrahim Yusuf to fish out the suspects and recover the stolen goods
Following Kaoje’s directives, Yusuf and his Men swung Into actionaa and after days of intelligence gathering ,they arrested the female alleged receiver of the stolen goods Toheeb at Ijora Badia Lagos and She allegedly confessed to the crime that she had been receiving stolen goods from the suspects for long.
Toheeb led the Police to arrest all the other suspects at their hideout on Lagos Island, Lagos and they also allegedly confessed to the crime that they have been stealing their employer’s goods for long before the latest incident, adding that the devil pushed them to steal the goods because their employer was nice. to them.
In his alleged confession to the Police, Salisu Mohammed, one of the alleged receiver of the stolen goods allegedly admitted that he only bought N320,000 goods from the suspects before they were arrested.
A Police source said that all the suspects would be charge to court after investigation of the matter