Two members of the gang who robbed comedian, Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth in September, have been arrested by the police.Police
According to a statement issued by the Spokesperson for the Command, SP Dolapo Badmos, the Lagos State Police Command arrested the two suspects in connection with the robbery attack on Basketmouth.
The Suspected Robbers According to the statement, one Chiemezie Joseph was arrested on November 16 during a robbery operation at Ilasa Maja area of the state with the arrest leading to the arrest of another gang member, Chibuzor Ugwu, who upon further investigation, was discovered to be the leader of the gang who robbed Basketmouth.
Amongst the items recovered from the suspects are, one Beretta pistol, two locally made pistol, two AK 47 rifles loaded with ammunitions, 12 live cartridges, 2 iron cutters, master keys, 1 Mercedes 4matic Benz jeep.
While parading the suspects, the commissioner of police, CP Fatai Owoseni, said that the command will remain on the trail of criminals in the state, warning them to shy away from crime or relocate from the state.
Basketmouth and family were robbed at gunpoint at his home in Lekki Phase one on September 7, 2016.