A young man who specialises in robing young ladies entering or leaving night clubs has been arrested by the police.
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According to the police, the suspect identified as Lucky Obaseki, reportedly laid in wait for ladies entering or leaving the clubs. He would allegedly drag them into his car and drive to an isolated area where he would strip them of all their cash and valuables.
Vanguard reports that similar incidents have been reported to the police in those areas.
The suspect met his waterloo after he targeted a lady who was with her friends at one of the clubs in Victoria Island.
The Lagos State Police Command image-maker, Dolapo Badmus, said:
“Detectives from Maroko Police Division arrested one Lucky Obaseki, who hails from Edo State, while attempting to rob one Igbinosa Evelyn, who went to Bar Club, Victoria Island.
“The suspect lured her into his Toyota Camry in Ikoyi, pointed a gun at her, collected her ATM card and pin, and withdrew N70,000.
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“The suspect was trailed and apprehended by detectives, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Maroko, Isah Abdulmajid. On interrogation, he confessed to the crime, adding that he specialises in robbing young ladies, who go to clubs within Lekki, Victoria Island and Ikoyi to enjoy themselves.”
According to Badmus, the suspect has now been charged to court.