Police rescue four men from mob action after they were allegedly caught stealing bottles of alcohol from a Lagos supermarket
Surulere Division police officers have saved one Babatunde Ogunsemi (m) aged 48, Olatunde Adinde (m) aged 50, Oludare Olusegun (m), aged 49, Sunday Ebifega [m] aged 41, from a mob for allegedly shoplifting at a supermarket in Surulere.
After receiving a distress call from the community regarding the mob attack, officers quickly deployed to rescue the suspects and then arrested them.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the state police command, stated that the syndicate entered a supermarket to steal before being caught.
”Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were once captured on CCTV on 01/09/2022 shoplifting six bottles of Martell Blue swift cognac from the same supermarket.
One of the suspects, Sunday, had been previously charged to court in 2021 for shoplifting. ”he said
Hundeyin added that the suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of an investigation.