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In Lagos Police arrest 20-Yr old suspected burglar

The suspect, who confessed to be paying N240,000 monthly to service his hotel bills, was said to be on his way to the hotel, located in Dopemu area, when he was intercepted.

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The Lagos Police Rapid Respond Squad (RRS), said it arrested a suspected burglar, who has been breaking into houses in Balogun area of Ikeja.

In a statement on Sunday, the Lagos Police Spokesperson, SP Oladapo Badmos, gave the suspect’s name as Joseph David, 20-year-old.

The suspect was arrested in Ikeja at about 4:40 a.m. on Saturday, after he had allegedly burgled two flats in Gbajobi Street, Balogun, Ikeja.

According to the RRS, the suspect allegedly stole three laptops and five mobile phones.

The suspect, who confessed to be paying N240,000 monthly to service his hotel bills, was said to be on his way to the hotel, located in Dopemu area, when he was intercepted.

``Investigations by the RRS revealed that there have been repeated cases of house-breaking around Gbajobi Close, Balogun, Ikeja.

``The residents around the area have reportedly lost several valuables and cash to burglars,’’ the statement said.

It was also stated that one of the residents, simply identified as Daniel and whose belongings were stolen, claimed that house breaking had become regular occurrence in the area.

``The Lagos State Police Command would continue to work ceaselessly to ensure the successes recorded so far in the area of security is consolidated and improved upon.

``The suspect has been transferred to Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SAS) for more investigation,’’ the statement said.

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