A lady armed robbery suspect is currently telling the detectives from Ilemba Hausa Police Division her involvement in recent operations and the alleged murder of a police officer about two weeks ago in Lagos.
The police gave the name of the murdered officer as Sergeant Edison Fulman, attached to Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos on April 14, 2022.
Following a tip off, the Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa Division led his men to the criminals hideout where seven members of the gang were arrested while others fled.
During the operation, seven armed robbery/murder suspects were arrested, and the police have also recovered a silver-colored Sienna bus with Reg No. LSR 509 HB, a locally made double barrel pistol and four live cartridges at Mojirade Street, Shibiri, Lagos.
The suspects include one Esther Newman ‘F’, Joel Anaba ‘m’, Ruben Ude ‘m’, Chinedu Emenike ‘m’, Abuchi Peter ‘m’, Chima Simon ‘m’ and James John ‘m’.
Items recovered in the Sienna bus include one locally made double barrel pistol, four live cartridges, one machete, one knife, two screwdrivers, twelve mobile phones, one Access bank ATM card with the name Newton Newman, some substances suspected to be Indian Hemp and one dead snail.
Confirming their arrest, the spokesperson of the Lagos state Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the suspects are also being investigated for the murder of one Sergeant Edison Fulman attached to Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos on April 14, 2022.