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Nigerian Police Arrest Serial Fake Lover After Robbing Over 30 Women In Lagos

Criminal
August 6, 2022

The police said on Saturday that Ezenagu was arrested when he robbed six women of their belongings after putting a substance in their drink.

The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State command, has said it arrested one Ifeanyi Ezenagu for allegedly robbing over 30 women, after posing to be a lover and luring them to a hotel.

The police said on Saturday that Ezenagu was arrested when he robbed six women of their belongings after putting a substance in their drink.

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The command’s spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed the arrest in a statement posted on the Lagos State Police Command’s official twitter handle, said the detectives of the Surulere division made the arrest possible.

Hundeyin said that the 34-year-old suspect allegedly robbed the women of three iPhones 12, two iPhones 11 Pro Max, one iPhone XR, one Nokia phone, one wristwatch and one gold necklace, with a total value of N2,368,000, after he lured them to a hotel, where he laced their drinks, resulting in their falling into a deep slumber.

In the statement titled: "Blind Date: Police Arrest Serial Thief," the PPRO said, "Preliminary investigations reveal that the suspect has no fixed address but lures women to different hotels where he drugs and robs them clean. Investigations further revealed that he has robbed over thirty women since he ventured into this crime.

"While the stolen items have all been recovered before he could dispose of them, investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.

"The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, assures all residents of Lagos that the command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the Centre of Excellence. He equally enjoins Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspicious happening to security agencies."