Category: Crime

A 20-year-old man, Joseph Nanchang, was on Friday sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Evbouriaria Magistrates’ Court in Benin for stealing N300,000. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Olatoye Oluwaseun, told the court that the convict with others now at large committed the crime on February 23 at 18, off Muritala Mohammed Way, Benin. Oluwaseun said the…

The ongoing scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit,PMS, otherwise known as petrol, Wednesday afternoon claimed its casualty as a female Civil Defence officer reportedly shot dead an unarmed Okada rider over a minor argument in Festac Town, Lagos. It was gathered that the Okada rider was shot dead at Forte oil filling station in the town.…

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Choba, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, on Tuesday remanded a 20-year-old man, Mr. Precious Ereta, in prison for allegedly raping a five-year-old boy through the anus. The Prosecutor, Insp. John Achi told the court that the incident occurred on March 29, 2016, at Rumuekini community, where the…

The Ogun state Police Command on Tuesday arrested one Babatunde Olakunle, the pastor of Christ Crusaders’ Deliverance Ministry and a church worker, Adewale Babalola at Matogun, in the Lambe area of the state, after the corpses of two missing children were found in the church premises, The Punch reports. Residents were thrown into shock after…

A 29-year-old man identified as Lucky Udeagwu, was at the weekend arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS of the Lagos State Police Command for alleged theft of electricity cable. The suspect, who claimed to be an indigene of Delta state, was nabbed for stealing a 35 meter-long armoured cable reportedly meant for…

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three armed hoodlums who shot at protesting residents of Isiu community in Ikorodu-North Local Council Development Area of the State. The residents were protesting the forceful takeover of their farmlands by some hoodlums when the incident occurred, the Punch reports. The incident that happened at…