Men of the Nigeria Police Force attached to Makinde Division in Lagos state arrested a 44-year-old Olumide Agboola who is notorious for robbing online vendors. According to the police, several reports of the activities of Olumide are already on the table before his final arrest.
According to the statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin, on Monday the culprit was arrested following a thorough investigation.
He affirmed that the investigation was launched after a number of reports were received about his activities.
Hundeyin also several CCTV footages at his various crime scenes had aided in the irrefutable identification of the suspect.
“In his last operation, the suspect dispossessed his victim of her Infinix Hot 9 mobile phone, as well as the assorted fabrics, underpants and singlets she came to sell, all valued at N193,000.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect’s modus operandi was to pose as a genuine buyer on social media platforms, order items and request vendors to supply the items at designated hotels, where he would then rob them.
“Investigation is ongoing to recover other stolen items from his previous operations,” he said.