Fake Army Captain Arrested For Armed Robbery
Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake Army Captain, Andy Teddy Edwards, ‘m’ aged 39 for armed robbery.
The fake soldier, who posed as a modeling agent, would invite ladies for auditioning and then rob them of their cars and valuables at gun point.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, the impostor was arrested following a painstaking investigation that was launched after one of his victims reported the robbery of her Lexus RX330 SUV.
Further investigation led to the recovery of one Ford Edge SUV with registration number KRD 276 EG, one sewing machine, one POS machine with six SIM cards, two pairs of military camouflage uniform, one number plate – AFL 469 GD, in the suspect’s house.
While investigation is being rounded off, the owner of the Ford SUV has been urged to come forward with documents to show ownership to claim same and the Suspect would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi once again assured the people of Lagos State of the unwavering commitment of officers and men of the Command towards annihilation of crime and criminality in the state.