The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Olamide Adejimiji, alongside her gang members identified as Damilare Ominiyi, Adedayo Shodipo, Tolani Nasri and the night guard, Idris Abubukar, after they reportedly climbed a shop’s ceiling and carted away items including Indomie noodles at a shop belonging to her neighbour, Mr. John Ezeka in Lagos.
The incident reportedly occurred at Edu Street in Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos where the shop is located. The lady who was charged before Ikeja Magistrates court for conspiracy and stealing and remanded in prison custody, gave money to the guard who allowed them to loot the shop.
Items looted from the shop include recharge cards, beverages, noodles, cash and other wares worth over N300,000. The suspects arrest came after neighbours who had not gone to sleep, saw them and mentioned Olamide’s name in the statement at Pedro Police Station where the incident was reported.
Upon her arrest, Olamide implicated other suspects who according to the police climbed through the roof, broke the ceiling and gained entrance into the shop. The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O. Sule Amzat granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. The prosecutor, Mr. Benson Emuerhi did not oppose their bail but asked to court to give a short adjournment to proceed on trial.
They were however remanded in prison custody pending when they will perfect their bail condition. The matter was adjourned till 18 June, 2018.
This is coming after Mr. Akinola Akeem, a one legged suspected armed robber who removed his artificial leg and climbed the ceiling of a popular shopping complex in Lagos to steal at night, was arrested. According to reports, the incident happened at about 11pm at the popular Hub and Hub Plaza located at 4 Moshalasi close in Shasha area of Lagos.