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Man was arrested for trying to steal a businessman from Lagos.

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The police in Lagos state have arrested one Ifeanyi Owoh, for attempting to steal from a businessman who was in the state on a visit.

A statement from the state police command spokesperson, Chike Oti, says on Tuesday, January 22nd at about 15.30hrs, along Billings way, Oregun, Lagos, policemen who were on a motorbike on street patrol duty, sighted two men. Then approached the men for a routine check, but rather than subject themselves to security scrutiny, they took to their heels.

The police riders chased after the fleeing men and arrested one of them.

 

During a brief interrogation, Owoh narrated that their mission in the industrial estate was to rob a businessman who they learned was in town for a transaction with a notable automobile company in the area.

When searched, one locally made pistol, three live cartridges, and a dagger were recovered from him.

The police says efforts are on to arrest his fleeing accomplice while apprehended suspect would be charged to court soon.

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