Some ‘brave’ suspected robbers have invaded a police station at the Mile 2 area of Lagos and carted away a wooden office locker they suspected money was kept in and escaped.
The incident happened at Mile 2 garage area where the Station is located, well fenced and secured. It was gathered the suspects targeted the locker they had been suspecting that the police had kept some money and other documents and invaded the place.
It was gathered that they successfully overpowered the officers present and carried the locker, broke the wall, and passed it through there and it was taken away by their gang members they had stationed on the other side. It was not confirmed how much was inside the stolen locker and the documents it contained.
However, it was learnt certain amount of money was there and the source of the money was not disclosed. One of the suspects, 22-year old Ibukun Sunday has been arrested and charged before Apapa Magistrates court for stealing and malicious damage. According to police, the suspect and others at large, conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by carrying the locker.
Oluwa pleaded not guilty. The presiding Magistrate, Mr M.A.Etti ordered him to be remanded in prison custody pending when he will be granted bail. The matter was adjourned till 14 July 2017.