Three University Graduates Who Rob, Snatch Vehicles For A Living Arrested

The suspects | credits: Olaleye Aluko

The suspects
| credits: Olaleye Aluko

Three university graduates are among suspected armed robbers who were arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, they said they robbed and snatched expensive vehicles in different parts of the country. Punch Metro reports:

The graduate suspects are 31-year-old Titus Johana, Jacob Ali, 28, and Richard Augustine, 30.

Other suspected robbers are Manven Bali, 40; Cheikube Emeka, 32, and Ejike Chukwuemeka, 37, who also confessed to have snatched a CRV belonging to an employee of Channels Television, Mrs. Adeola Adediran, stolen on January 17, in the Isheri area of Ogun State.

The police also arrested one Nura Mohammed, 33, said to be an alleged receiver of stolen vehicles.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects were apprehended by operatives of the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad on February 2, while two locally-made double-barrel guns, four live cartridges and four stolen cars were also recovered from them.

Speaking with PUNCH Metro, Johana, who said he finished from a university in Nasarawa State in 2012, explained that his gang had snatched two vehicles and sold them to Mohammed who gave them N120,000 for the deals.