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Teenage Burglars Steal, Sell Laptop For N2,000 – Police

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Two underaged buglars, who allegedly sold a stolen Laptop for the sum of two thousand naira (N2,000.00) have been nabbed by police operatives in Lagos.
The teenage burglars, aged 13 and 14 years, were arrested with two male adults, said to be specialists in receiving stolen goods.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police Edgal Imohimi, who paraded the suspects along side others, said they were arrested after they allegedly broke into shops at Jakande Estate, Ejigbo and stole many valuables including the laptop.
Edgal informed that the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to Ejigbo Police Division, adding that they made away with one generator valued at N15,000; HP laptop computer worth N90, 000; an amplifier worth N40,000 and CD mixer valued at N150, 000.
“On further investigation, police detectives arrested their adult collaborators who had bought the stolen HP laptop for N2,000,” he said.
According to him, the teenage suspects were handed over to the Gender Section for appropriate action while the adults will be prosecuted in a court.
Similarly, he said operatives at Ejigbo Police Division, while on neighbourhood patrol on Sept. 3, arrested another teenager while attempting to steal a water pump at a house on Egbe Road, Ejigbo.
The commissioner said the suspect would be charged to court.
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