An Anglican Church Knight who led a 7-man armed robbery gang has been arrested by the Police in Ejigbo area of Lagos state.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, revealed that the Anglican Church Knight, Sir Peter Uche, led a a 7-man robbery gang to invade MTN mast to steal batteries before he was arrested and his Toyota 4 Runner SUV was recovered with MTN batteries the gang had already stolen at about 3am on 19th November, 2019.
According to reports, the Police at Ejigbo Division led by CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, received a distress call that robbers were operating at the site of the MTN mast which led to an swift response from the Anti Robbery team mobilised to the scene as they met the about eight (8) man robbery gang in action while the security man on duty was met tied down by the robbers.
The robbery took place at the MTN mast at Double Powerline, Ejigbo and they had loaded twelve batteries into the vehicle they brought before Police stormed there.
On sighting the Police team, they attempted to escape but Sir Peter Uche, a self confessed dismissed soldier and Knight of St Francis of the Anglican Communion, Ojo Alaba area of Lagos, was arrested.
12 of the MTN mast batteries, an iron cutter and a Toyota 4Runner SUV with Registration number SMK 662 FA, belonging to Uche were recovered from the scene as exhibits and taken to the Police Station.