Police Nab Fake Army Captain For Armed Robbery


Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake Army Captain, Andy Teddy Edwards for armed robbery.

According to the police, Teddy posed as a modeling agent to rob his victims of their valuables at gun point.

However, the Command’s Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement issued on Sunday, said that the fake soldier posed as a modeling agent and invite ladies for auditioning where he robbed them of their cars and valuables at gun point.

Hundeyin explained Teddy was arrested following a painstaking investigation that was launched after one of his victims reported the robbery of her Lexus RX330 SUV.

” Further investigation led to the recovery of one Ford Edge SUV with registration number KRD 276 EG, one sewing machine, one POS machine with six SIM cards, two pairs of military camouflage uniform, one number plate – AFL 469 GD, in the suspect’s house.

” While investigation is being rounded off, the owner of the Ford SUV is hereby urged to come forward to claim same”, said Hundeyin.

He added that the suspect would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation.

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, assured the residents of the unwavering commitment of officers of the Command towards annihilation of crime and criminality in the state.


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