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Lagos police arrest serial thief who lures women to hotel

By Eniola Daniel
07 August 2022   |   3:18 am
Detectives of Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 34-year-old Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu for allegedly robbing six women of their belongings.

Detectives of Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 34-year-old Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu for allegedly robbing six women of their belongings.  
  
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, after he lured them to a hotel, where he laced their drinks, resulting in their falling into a deep slumber. 
   
According to Lagos Police Spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, investigations revealed that the suspect has no fixed address but lures women to different hotels where he drugs and robs them clean.

Investigations further revealed that he has robbed over 30 women since he ventured into the 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. 
   
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Abiodun Alabi, assured all Lagos residents that the Command would continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the State.

He enjoined Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspicious happening to security agencies. 

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