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Police arrest woman for supplying arms to robbers
« on: September 22, 2014, 09:09:17 AM »
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Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS Ikeja Lagos, have arrested a woman said to be wife of a dare devil armed robber. She was arrested for selling guns to armed robbers.

The 34-year-old suspect identified as Sarah Emmanuel, an indigene of Ogun State used to hawk wares before she went into illegal arms supply.



According to reports, the mother of two was apprehended after some SARS operatives apprehended some armed robbery suspects, who revealed during interrogation that they bought their guns from her.

It was gathered that the suspect and her friend, one Modinat, who is currently at large used to buy locally made guns from a border town between Benin Republic and Nigeria and re-sell same to armed robbers.

Suspects account

??I live in Sango Otta, I have two children; the first is 10years old while the other is six. I am a trained hair dresser.

?I was arrested because my friend Modinat escaped. We have been friends for six years. ?She asked me to accompany her to Idiroko where she told me of her plan to purchase a gun for one Ismaila, her armed robber lover from whom she collected N25, 000. I only accompanied her to Ifonyin once. ?I am widow and my husband a border town between Nigeria and Benin Republic where we bought the gun for N15, 000.

??It was after Ismaila?s arrest by operatives of SARS that he confessed that he bought the guns from Modinat and I.

??When the officers went to arrest her she escaped and I was arrested her she escaped and I was arrested instead. I only accompanied her to Ifonyin once.

??I am a widow and my husband, who was an armed robber was killed by police, we were married for ten years but I didn?t know he was an armed robber before he was killed.

??My husband was actually killed two years ago during a robbery operation at Ilasa. Before I was arrested I was involved in street trading. ??If the police release me I will assist them to arrest my friend Modinat.?



 

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