Bank robbers caught in Ilasamoja


Policemen at Ilasamoja, Lagos, have arrested two men who rob people who withdraw money from banks in the area.

Arrested are Boniface Ewerem and another whose name was just given as Joseph.

According to a report in ‘The Vanguard’, following several complaints of attacks,  the Lagos State Police Command boss, EdgalImohimi, “directed a 24 hours surveillance around the banks and others along the expressway. “Immediately a male customer who had gone to withdraw N350,000 stepped out of one of  the banks at about 2pm, the suspects: Boniface Ewerem(46) and Joseph,(42) ordered him to bring the withdrawn amount, pointing a gun at him.

 “One of them according to eye witnesses fired a shot into the air as he snatched the money from the customer and zoomed off in their operational motorbike. Luck however, ran against them as policemen from Ilasamaja chased and caught up with them.”

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