Lagos police arrests two notorious robbers that steal cars from churches


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Lagos state police command finally got hold of two notorious robbers that are known for stealing cars from church compounds during service.

The Lagos state police have now confirmed the arrest of two infamous suspected robbers that specialize in stealing and snatching cars from most parking spaces of big churches in Lagos.

Faces of the two notorious robbers that are suspected for stealing cars from church premises in Lagos

Mr Bala Elkana, the spokesperson for Lagos state police command gave out the names of these two suspects in his statement as Hakeem Taofik (m) and Bamidele Adebayo (m). Mr Bala also revealed in the statement that on the 18th of January 2020, these two suspects allegedly stole a Toyota Corolla Saloon car inside a church compound at Shagari Estate in Ipaja and they moved it all the way to Ijagba village in the Sango Ota area of Ogun state.

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The Ipaja Police Station detectives were said to have recovered this stolen car from the suspects at about 4’oclock in the evening of that same day and arrested the robbers. According to the police, these two will soon be charged to court and their case treated accordingly by law.

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