Cook, Driver Nabbed For Robbery

// Local | Cook, Driver Nabbed For Robbery
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

The anti robbery police team attached to Apapa Police Division led by Ali Mohammed, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, has arrested a cook Paul Menoudji and a driver James Bassey for allegedly masterminding a robbery attack in their masters’ neighbourhood.

Also arrested was an alleged accomplice Temi Timode Kentobah

P.M.NEWS gathered that the robbery attack was carried out at about 12.30 a.m. at Flat B6, located at Flour Mills Senior Staff Quarters, Apapa, Lagos.

Investigations and confessions of Kentobah revealed that the suspects gained entrance to the premises through the backyard. They were said to have climbed into the house through the window.

The suspects were said to have succeeded in carting the laptops and GSM phone of their victims, but were exposed when the baby of the couple they attacked suddenly started crying.

The baby’s cry woke her father up from sleep.

It was learnt that her father carried her and headed to the sitting room, but unknown to him, robbers were operating in his sitting room.

When he got to the sitting room, he was accosted by Kentobah who ordered him to surrender all his money or his baby would be stabbed to death.

This prompted the man (names withheld) to call his wife whom he told to go to the bedroom and bring money for the rampaging thieves.

It was gathered that his wife pretended to be bringing money but passed through the exit door and released their dogs.

The divisional police officer, Apapa Division, CSP Mohammed was also contacted on phone and he sent his men to the scene.

It was gathered that as the robbers made frantic effort to escape from the dogs, Kentobah jumped through the window of the storey building and landed on his waist and could no longer move.

While the police were approaching the house, they saw two of the hoodlums escaping through a valley near the scene.

Kentobah was arrested and handed over to the police.

During interrogation, he confessed that it was his friends Bassey from Akwa Ibom State and Paul Menoudji from Cotonou, Republic of Benin who worked as driver and cook to the neighbours of the victims that invited him to join them in the operation.

He said that he is not an armed robber as they did not plan to harm anybody and were not armed during the operation, adding that the knife recovered from them was picked from the victims’ kitchen.

Meanwhile, Bassey and Menoudji, who were later arrested by the police, have denied the allegation, saying they neither knew Kentobah nor participated in the operation.

CSP Ali Mohammed who said the suspects would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID),Panti Street, Yaba for further interrogation urged employers of domestic servants, maids and drivers to ensure a proper vetting and investigation of their would-be employes prior to employment.

—Moses Falobi



Related Topics:
Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

70% of candidates fail 2014 WASSCE

Of the 246,853 candidates who sat for the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, only 72,522 candidates, representing 29.37 per cent, obtained credits ... Full story

Mr. Ibu Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In New Photos

Well, Mr. Ibu seems to have lost quite a lot of weight lately! Most likely for height reasons, he's channelling Rick Ross ... Full story

Boko Haram Kill 32; Kidnap 185 Women And Children In Borno

Multiple sources have it that Boko Haram, the deadly sect waging an insurgency against the state have killed 32 people in Borno State, and kidnapped ... Full story

Alhaji Bappa Tilde, Ex-Bauchi Accountant-General Shot Dead

Former Accountant-General of Bauchi State, Alhaji Bappa Tilde who was abducted last Saturday has been killed. According to residents, Tilde, 72, was brought by his abductors ... Full story

Inmate dies in prison after six adjournments to his trial

A man who was remanded in prison for attempting to steal his brother's money from an ATM has died due to the ineptitude of prison ... Full story

Seyi Shay Grabs Wizkid's Crotch in New Video

So, Seyi Shay and Wizkid featured in this new video titled 'Crazy', and Seyi Shay seems to have done something very crazy; she grabbed Wizkid's ... Full story

Couple tortured by police sue for N100m

The couple brutalized by a police corporal in Lagos, Ejeh and Grace Smith, is suing the police authorities for damages. The Lagos couple that was brutalized ... Full story

Boko Haram Abducts 185 Women, Kills 32

Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children, and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, local officials and ... Full story

Gospel Musician Kenny Saint Brown Says APC Stole Her Mandate For Lai Mohammaed's Son

Gospel singer, Kenny Saint Brown does not believe she lost out in the APC primary elections but rather her mandate was stolen Gospel singer, Kenny Saint ... Full story

Boko Haram Threatens To Attack Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents ...

Police arrest power-drunk cop’s team members in the Lekki area of Lagos State

The police have arrested other six cops at the scene of the torture of a couple in the Lekki area of Lagos State. A police source ... Full story

Comment on: Cook, Driver Nabbed For Robbery

Rate this article

0

Featured author

chuky01

Breaking News

AGN President, Ibinabo Gushes over Husband after Stepping out of Church (Photos)

‘He, who finds a wife, finds a good thing and obtains favour from the Lord.’ This is the current tale of Actors Guild of Nigeria’s ...

Photos From Daystar Christain Centre Christmas Carol

Members, friends and families worshiped God in an atmosphere of joy and laughter on Sunday December 14th at one of the most anticipated Carol Concerts, ...

If Your Wife Was Fat, You Wouldn’t Have Married Her…..Fan Blast Paul Okoye

Social media banters has hit Nigeria’s adored singer, Paul Okoye after he posted a picture of girl who attempts to use scissors to cut her ...

Why My Marriage Crashed – Alex Okoroji

Alex Okoroji, daughter of ex-musician and PMAN President, Chief Tony Okoroji has revealed why her marriage crashed like a tokunbo car engine. The actress confessed that ...

Married Chief Tony Okoroji's Daughter Back To Spinsterhood

While some celebrities are happily tying the knots in 2014, others are as well walking out of their marriages and long relationships. The latest to return ...

VIDEO: Daddy Showkey ft. HarrySong – Asalamabeez

Story by Nigeriafilms.com Last Updated:7 minutes ago Brand new visual from Nigerian music icon, Daddy Showkey. He teams up with Five Star Music’s HarrySong on this one. ...

Exclusive Marriage Update: AGN President, Ibinabo Finally Signs Marriage Documents

Nigeriafilms.com correspondent at the ongoing White wedding of the Actors Guild of Nigeria’s President, Ibinabo Fiberesima, says the wedding has commenced immediately after the marriage ...

Oil workers suspend nationwide strike

Oil workers under the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Worker (NUPENG) ...

Onigbinde urges Keshi to quit Eagles

Former Nigeria coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, said he has personally written to out of contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, to quietly seek greener pastures elsewhere.Several ...

Pastors Are Ogboni Members – Otunba Meshioye

OTUNBA-FRACIS-OLUWAGBENRO Otunba Francis Meshioye, Olori Oluwo of the Reformed Ogboni Fraternity (ROF) made some revelations recently. The supreme leader of Ogboni in Nigeria said some popular ...