Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu, 34, was detained by detectives from the Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly robbing multiple women of their possessions.
According to a statement made by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesman for the state police command, the suspect lured the women to a hotel where he laced their drinks, causing them to fall into a deep sleep and then robbed them of their 3 iPhones 12, 2 iPhones 11 Pro Max, 1 iPhone XR, one Nokia phone, one wristwatch, and one gold necklace, valued at a total of N2,368,000.
”Preliminary investigations reveal that the suspect has no fixed address but lures women to different hotels where he drugs and robs them clean. Investigations further reveal that he has robbed over thirty women since he ventured into this crime.
While the stolen items have all been recovered before he could dispose of them, investigation is on to apprehend receivers of stolen items he works with. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.
According to Hundeyin, CP Abiodun Alabi, the commissioner of police for the Lagos State Command, has guaranteed all Lagos citizens that the command will keep working to eradicate crime and criminality in the Center of Excellence. He also exhorts Nigerians to exercise caution and alert security officials to any questionable activity.