Lagos State Police Command has arrested an Anglican Church Knight identified as Sir Peter Uche after he led a 7-man robbery gang to steal batteries from an MTN mast at Double Powerline in Ejigbo area of the state.
PM Express reports that the Police at Ejigbo Division led by CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, had received a distress call that robbers were operating at the site of the MTN mast around 3am on 19th November, 2019.
An anti Robbery team was mobilised to the scene and their swift response paid off as they met the about eight (8) man robbery gang in action while the security man on duty was met tied down by the robbers.
When they robbers sighted the Police team, they all escaped, leaving behind their leader, Sir Peter Uche, a self confessed dismissed soldier and Knight of St Francis of the Anglican Communion, Ojo Alaba area of Lagos.
Sir Uche was arrested and his Toyota 4 Runner SUV was recovered with 12 MTN batteries, an iron cutter.
Before his arrest, Sir Peter Uche, who hails from Orlu in Imo State, is married with three children and holds important positions in the Anglican Church as a Knight.
It was gathered that the Police were making efforts towards arresting other members of the gang and the matter may be transferred to FSARS for further investigation.