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Police Parade Armed Robbers Who Robbed Comedian Basketmouth (PHOTOS)

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The Lagos State Police Command have paraded two suspects of the suspected armed robbers who attacked and raided the home of stand-up comedian, Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth in Lekki area of Lagos.

According to a statement released by the Lagos State Police Command Spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, the identities of the suspects were revealed as Chiemezie Joseph and Chibuzor Ugwu, and the suspects will soon be charged to court.

The statement reads: “On 7 September 2016, the Lagos State Command received a distress call from Mr Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth that he has been robbed at gunpoint. Subsequently the Command opened up investigation.

“On 16 November 2016, the command arrested one Chiemele Joseph while carrying out armed robbery operation at Ilasamaja area of the State. His arrest led to the arrest of another gang member Chibuzor who further investigation revealed is the leader of the gang that attacked the comedian.

“Items recovered from the suspects are one Beretta pistol, two locally made pistol, two AK 47 rifles loaded with ammunition, 12 live cartridges, 2 iron cutters, master keys, 1 Mercedes 4matic Benz SUV.”

The State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, while parading the suspects, stated that the Command will continue to be on the trail of criminals within the state, and criminals should either desist from crime or relocate from the state.

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