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Police operatives have arrested a 39-year-old suspected fake Army Captain, Andy Edwards, in Lagos for alleged armed robbery.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed the arrest via a statement issued on Sunday.
Hundeyin stated that the fake soldier, who posed as a modelling agent, invited ladies for auditioning and robbed them of their cars and valuables at gunpoint.
He said the suspect was arrested following a painstaking investigation that was launched after one of his victims reported the robbery of her Lexus RX330 SUV.
“Investigation led to the recovery of one Ford Edge SUV with registration number KRD 276 EG, one sewing machine, and one POS machine with six SIM cards from the suspect’s house.
“Also recovered from him were two pairs of military camouflage uniforms and one number plate – AFL 469 GD.
“While investigation is being rounded off, the owner of the Ford SUV is hereby urged to come forward to claim same. Suspect would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation,” the police spokesperson stated.
Hundeyin assured the people of Lagos State of the commitment of police officers to end crime and criminality in the state.
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