15th March, 2012
A 24-year old, Michael Ndubusi is currently being detained at the Bode Thomas police division headquarter, Lagos for robbing a 70-year old grandma of N60,000.00.
The suspect resides with his parents at 8, Ado Close, Obele, Lawanson, Lagos.
P.M.NEWS investigation revealed that he went to Madam Victoria Akinusi, owner of house number 7, Sabiu Ajase Crescent, Surulere, Lagos when her children and tenants have gone to their various places of work.
In his confessional statement to the police he said: “I went upstairs to meet mama that I wanted to buy Starcomms recharge cards of N3,000.
She said she doesn’t have it. I then told her to give me MTN card of N100 and when she gave it to me, I asked if she had a thousand naira balance, she told me to go with it.
“As she turned to go, I quickly held her neck and covered her mouth with an handkerchief and threatened to kill her if she shouted. When she complied, I collected her handbag. I got only N6,000 and some recharge cards inside the bag. As I was running away, she shouted “ole, ole” meaning thief, thief and people ran after and arrested me. Luckily for me, as they made to set me ablaze, policemen from Bode Thomas Division rescued me. You can see the way I was beaten silly with injuries on my head and bruises all over my body.”