The arrest of seven of the 10-man gang who stormed the Eko Hotel premises with the intention to steal and rob guests who attended Davido’s 30Billion Concert, has been confirmed by the police at the Bar Beach Division of the Lagos State Police Command, Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to PM News, a Police source said that the feat was achieved by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in charge of Bar Beach Division,Victoria Island, CSP Olusegun Ajamolaya.
Police Identified the arrested suspects as Augustine Ode, 22; Yusuf Lawal, 26; Saheed Olasupo, 27 and Babatunde Balogun, 28. Others included Owoyele Moses, 27; Adewola Akinyeli, 28 and George Daniel, 27.
The suspects on arrival at Eko Hotel premises at about 3.30am while the Concert was ongoing, attacked a guest, Oladapo Adeola and robbed him of his N75,000 and a Techno Spark Plus K9 phone valued at N42,000 and started beating him unknown to them that the DPO was on ground with his men.
The source said that the incident attracted the DPO who ordered his men to arrest all the suspects and they succeeded in arresting seven of them while three managed to escaped with the stolen items.