A petrol station attendant, 20-year-old Mike Charles, alongside his supervisor at Skeptar Petrol Station, Daniel Freedom, have been arrested by the police for, for allegedly masterminding a robbery attack on the filling station located at the Igbo-Elerin area of Ojo Local Government, Lagos State.
The Petrol station attendant and the supervisor who were paraded by the state commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, alongside their accomplices Obinna Ofoma, 25; Ndukwa Junior, 22; William Okon, 22; and Tony Oluchukwu, 28, committed the said offence on October 28th.
The police boss who disclosed that the suspects will arraigned in court as efforts are being made to arrest other suspects, told newsmen;
“On October 28, 2018, around 9pm, information was received from a credible source that some armed men were sighted at Skepter Petrol Station situated at Igbo-Elerin Bus Stop, Ojo area of Lagos, and were robbing the fuel attendants and their customers.
“On receipt of the information, operatives from the Ilemba Hausa Police Station and FSARS Ikeja jointly mobilised to the scene. Unfortunately, before the team could arrive, the hoodlums, who sensed danger, had disappeared. However, later in the night, the robbers were arrested from where they were hiding and their arms, comprising two toy guns, three knives and one axe, were recovered.
“During interrogation, they gave their names as Obinna Ofoma, 25; Ndukwa Junior, 22; William Okon, 22; Tony Oluchukwu, 28; Charles Mike, 20; and Freedom Daniel, 20. It was revealed that the supervisor of the petrol station, one Daniel Freedom, and his fuel attendant, Mike Charles, were the masterminds of the robbery operation at the filling station.”