The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Ifeanyi Ezenagu, on allegations of robbing six women of their belongings during blind dates.
Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest via a statement on Saturday.
“The suspect robbed the women of their three iPhones 12, two iPhones 11 Pro Max, one iPhone XR, one Nokia phone, one wristwatch and one gold necklace, with a total value of N2,368,000.
“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 reveals that he has robbed over 30 women since he ventured into this crime”.
“The stolen items have been recovered, investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.”
“The State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, assures all residents that the command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the Centre of Excellence.
“Alabi enjoins Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspicious happening to security agencies,” he said.
In other news, a Nigerian man, Sadiq Yakasai has won his first court case against an airline, ”Egypt Air” over bad treatment in a United Kingdom (UK) court.
According to him, Egypt Air had messed with him and his family in 2021 and he decided to seek reprieve by taking the airline to court.
Meanwhile, gunmen have killed six persons including two Indian expatriates, two police officers and two drivers during an attack at the West Africa Ceramics Plant in Ajaokuta local government area of Kogi State.