Police Arrest Four Suspects For Bloody Lekki Robbery

Police Arrest Four Suspects For Bloody Lekki Robbery

By Seyi Peters | Staff Reporter on May 12, 2015
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File: Nigerian police on duty in Northern Nigeria

Four suspected members of the gang that robbed a new generation bank commando-style, in Lekki area Lagos State, in March have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos Command.

Channels Television reports that the gang members were arrested in Lagos, Osun, Ondo, Ogun and Delta State, after thorough and far reaching investigations .

The Armed Robbers had attacked a bank along Admiralty Way, Lekki, killing three policemen and a teenage fish hawker in a brutal shoot-out.

The robbers, in their bid to escape through the link bridge to Ikoyi after robbing the bank, encountered the policemen and opened fire.

After the robbery, the police said investigations had started, promising to arrest those behind the attack that left four persons dead.

It was also gathered that two Iphones stolen from the scene of robbery were recovered.

Meanwhile, efforts are still on to arrest other members of the gang that killed three police men and a female trader during their operation.

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