PM Express Reports
It was double jeopardy for a couple, who adopted a boy over their inability to get a child and to have a child that will take care of them at the old age, as the boy grew up only to turn into a bandit that produces guns for armed robbers in Lagos.
According to reports, the bandit, Chukwuma Ezeanyim, has been arrested by Police operatives at Ejigbo Division led by the DPO, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi and recovered tools which he used to produce toy guns for criminals.
The suspect, who claimed to have learnt to produce toy guns in Port Harcourt, River State, was arrested at Nufemi Street, Ejigbo area of Lagos, after his parents discovered that he was a habitual criminal and sent him away. He then started living with a lady, identified as Joy Ekpo, in the same compound who he eventually burgled her house and he was brought to the Police.
It was gathered that the complainant, Joy Ekpo, went to the Police at Ejigbo Division and reported that the suspect, Chukwuma Ezeanyim, burgled her house, stole her DSTV explorer decoder; he was then arrested and detained at the Police Station for interrogation.
During interrogation, the Police discovered that the suspect, Chukwuma, was a habitual criminal and was then taken to the scene of the incident where the Police made shocking discovery.
The Police recovered one locally assembled toy gun, iron pipe, long iron and two knives, which he produced locally.
He was transferred to the operatives of FSARS in Ikeja, Lagos, led by CSP Peter Gana for further investigation.
Police sources at FSARS said Chukwuma has made confessional statement on how he produced the gun and for what purpose as Police intensify investigation to know who he supplies the guns he produces to.