The gallant operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a notorious Alsatian dog for alleged robbery in the Oshodi area of the state.
The arrested dog, Bullet
While speaking during a parade of criminals at the Lagos state command headquarters in Ikeja on Thursday, the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, revealed that the the command have arrested an Alsatian dog named Bullet, for alleged robbery in the Ladipo, Oshodi area of the state.
The Police boss said the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, also apprehended two other robbery suspects, Odunade Olajide and Adeniyi Adisa, who sent the dog after their victims, adding that in fear, their targets surrendered their belongings.
The CP said after dispossessing the victims of cash and other valuables, the suspects would speed away with the dog on a motorcycle.
He said the men, however, met their Waterloo while attempting to rob a lady of her valuables in Ladipo, as the victim raised the alarm and the suspects were apprehended by the police, adding that their operational motorcycle was also recovered.
He said, “On September 5, 2017, two local criminals, who specialised in robbing people by sending a dog to attack them, were arrested. The suspects would command the Alsatian dog to attack a victim. The dog, in response to the command, would pounce on the person. Gripped with fear, the person would hand over all his belonging to the gang.”
The suspects denied the allegations, saying they had only gone to buy dog feed when the woman raised a false alarm. Olajide said the woman eventually found her phone where she kept it, adding that by then it was late as SARS operatives had arrested them.