Her in-law informed us she had money in her house — Arrested suspects in military uniform who robbed a woman of over N400K.
Police in Edo state have arrested four robbery suspects disguised as military officers to rob victims.
The suspects were arrested by an intelligence unit at the request of Grace Ainabe, who reports an alleged robbery at her home.
According to Nwabuzor, the suspects Iyabo Victor, 35, Osas Agammwani, 28, Nosa Owee, 24, and Idi Etsukud, were reportedly arrested using military camouflage. Nwabuzor said the suspects used guns to rob her home and take her belongings, including money, phones and jewelry.
A police spokesperson broke into Grace’s home in Teboga Parish near Benin City’s Lucky Way to investigate a crime committed by a suspect led by prime suspect Earbor Victor in full military uniform. said he did. “The suspects broke into her home through a POP ceiling, robbed her entire family of belongings, and forcibly transferred N447,000 from the victim’s account.
After the transfer, Nwabuzor said the suspects changed the money to foreign currency and shared it among themselves before the suspect was arrested by police. Items they have recovered include iPhone 12, iPhone 6, and jewelry values. Others include desk fans, pedestal fans, LG split air conditioners, washing machines, inverter batteries/accessories, and gas cylinders. The prime suspect detailed her involvement, saying the victim, Johanna’s wife-in-law, hinted to them that the woman had money and should go for the robbery. “We got the uniform from the house of a recently deceased officer. We entered the women’s shelter through the ceiling, forcibly retrieved her bank pin and transferred the money from her account,” Victor said. The suspect, however, stated that the informant was on the run, blaming their action on hardship.