- Runaway armed robbery suspect meets untimely death
- Criminal was hit by an oncoming vehicle around a local area in Lagos state
- Other robbers evaded arrest
A fleeing armed robbery suspect, whose named was not given over the weekend, met his Waterloo as he was hit by an oncoming vehicle around Ijanikin area of Lagos. The suspect was reported to be running away from police officers who were on his prowl.
The suspected robber was reported to have died instantly. One of his alleged criminal at crime, Bassey Eyo, 22, was nabbed by police officers attached to Ijanikin police division.
Reports had it that the road accident happened about 9:30pm by Ojo Lowo bus stop on Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
It was gathered that police officers apprehended the suspected armed robbers, who were dispossessing road users of their belongings, but while the other criminals fled, Eyo and the robber who died were not so lucky.
Lagos state police public relations officer Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent (SP), informed that the body of the robber had been deposited at the mortuary.
The police scored a point over robbery activities recently, as residents of Oghara community in Ethiope West local government area of Delta state are celebrating over the death of one Ono Okeribo, an alleged notorious criminal in the area.