Police arrest man for robbing Lagos online vendors
Police operatives attached to Makinde Division have arrested 44-year-old Olumide Agboola ,who is notorious for robbing online vendors.
Lagos Police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin , said the suspect was arrested following an investigation which was launched after a number of reports were received about his activities. He said CCTV footage at his various crime scenes also aided in the irrefutable identification of the suspect.
“In his last operation, the suspect dispossessed his victim of her Infinix Hot 9 mobile phone, as well as assorted fabrics, underpants and singlets she came to sell, all valued at N193,000.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect’s modus operandi was to pose as a genuine buyer on social media platforms, order items and request vendors to supply the items at designated hotels, where he would then rob them.
Investigation is ongoing to recover other stolen items from his previous operations,” he added.