It was end of the crime routes for a serial thief, Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu, as the detectives of Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command arrested him over an alleged robbing of six women of their belongings.
Ezenagu, 34 was said to have always been engaged in the criminal acts through luring of women into hotels and then drug and robthem of their belongings, the state public relationsofficer, Benjamin Hundeyin said.
The suspect, Hundeyin said; “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, investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.”
He said, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc has assured 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.