Police Arrests UNIBEN Graduate, 3 Others For Shooting Police, Robbing

It was the end of the day for four suspected armed
robbers who specialise in tricking sellers of expensive mobile phones
pretending to be online buyers and thereafter rob the sellers at the
point delivery as they were arrested by the Lagos State Police

The suspects, Wilfred Ehis, 30; Bright Eloho, 24,
Emeka Egbemedu, 22 and Olanrewaju Kamilu, 33 were arrested on Wednesday
evening in Olamulti Hotel, New Site, Iba, Ojo, Lagos.

The gangs
had on 7 March, 2017 shot one Sgt. Garba Kadiri, an RRS operative while
attempting to evade arrest when they were tracked down by the officers
in Pretty Street, Iyana School, LASU – Iyana Road.

operatives, working on reports from victims of the same robbery
perpetrated by the gang, had tracked Ehis and his gang to a location in
Iba, where the gang shot the officers before escaping.

to Ehis, a Chemical Engineering graduate of University of Benin, Edo
State, “what I do is shop online for expensive phones and goods. I
request the sellers to make home delivery.

“I would send the
delivery address to the seller. When the seller gets to the address, he
would call me and I would control my boys to go to the delivery address
and rob the seller”.

He stressed: “That is my role. I shop
online. Send the delivery address to the seller and make sure he is at
the delivery address, then control the boys to collect the ordered items
from him.

“I don’t follow them to the robbery scene. It is only
Nurudeen, alias “Onyeabo” that I know carry out the execution. I know he
has a locally made short – gun. And, I am aware he had recruited other
boys to join him in the robbery”.

“All I do is stay in hotels. I
don’t even go out at all. I am always indoor. They do the robbery, sell
the phones and give me, my own share of the deal. Nurudeen is always in
hiding. He doesn’t come outside since SARS, Lagos picked up his closest
friend last year. He is short in size and he sneaks into Lagos mostly at
night through the creeks from Ogun State”, he disclosed.

stated that Ehis has several gangs who did his runs for him. The source
added that he was into internet fraud and ATM point robbery.

source added that, Ehis before his arrest stood at different ATM points
in Igando, Ojo, Alaba and Apapa to monitor ATM users, who withdrew
money, and that he controlled his gangs, who operate mostly on motor
cycle (okada) to trail the withdrawals and collect the money from them.

his arrest, about five victims from Computer Village in Ikeja have
besieged RRS headquarters to give information about the operation of the

Two of such victims who came forward on Thursday were Oluwaseyi Sunday and Alabede Habib.

of them in separate statements stated that Ehis, pretending as
Barrister Deji had sometime in February 2017 requested that expensive
phones be delivered to him on two different addresses on LASU-Iyana Iba
Expressway. The victims were later robbed by three of Ehis’s gang
members operating on motor cycle at the delivery points.

The sellers claimed they lost N800, 000 and N450, 000 in the robbery.

recovered from Ehis when he was arrested were a Tecno Cq phone, an LG 3
Phone; One mobile phone; 2 Wrist watches, a Canon camera Eo87D; one
neck lace, one Sony laptop, a rap of Indian Hemp and an ash colour
Altima salon car, with the registration No. APP 493 EH.


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