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The Lagos
state police command said it has apprehended a robber operating in military camouflage
in festival town popularly known as festac.

A
statement from the Lagos state police public relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana
said Police Division in festac town received a distress call from a filling
station specifically at a rainbow junction that an armed robber was sighted along
the area, and thereafter, the police anti-robbery team was drafted to the said location.



Elkana
said this was how a 30-year-old suspect known as chizoba Okeke was arrested.

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recovered include two phones, one  sword,
housebreaking implements, two daggers, a POS machine and ATM card.
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Elkana
said investigation is ongoing to ascertain where and how he got military uniform he operates with and also identifies other members of his gang.

He said
they are yet to establish whether he belongs the gang of dismissed soldiers
arrested some weeks back.

The police spokesman said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation
is concluded.


Meanwhile
operatives in Bariga have saved two Nigerians from gas poisoning.

The statement
put further that team of police at Bariga Division while on patrol along Shobande
Street Akoka noticed a black Hyundai vehicle parked along the road with two
occupants identified as Abiodun Balogun (32) and Odisha Ginika (21) laying down
unconsciously on a driver and passenger seats.

Elkana
said this was how they were rushed to the hospital  for medical attention while the vehicle was
removed from the scene for inspection.

He said
were eventually resuscitated by the medical team on duty and later discharged
from the hospital.

Preliminary
investigation revealed that the lady was his passenger and that they became
unconscious as a result of the poisoning chemical substance they inhaled due to
leakage from the air condition, he added.

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