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Saturday, 23 August 2014

Photo: police arrest armed robbery accomplice after 10 years of evading arrest

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has arrested a 33 year man identified as Obina Okoli who is described as a notorious receiver of stolen goods and a key financier and recruiter of hijackers who terrorize major highways  in Lagos and other parts of  the country.
Obinna, who had evaded arrest for 10 years was finally arrested recently at his home in Onitsha, Anambra state. Police reports say Obinna received over 80% of all hijacked or diverted goods in Lagos and other adjoining  states from 2003 to 2014. He's also said to have sponsored and maintained over 50 different gangs of armed robbers, including military personnel, who he'd used in perpetuating his criminal activities. Continue...
One of his accomplices, 38 year old Imo state born Emeka Ikenga who was arrested in 2010 had identified Obinna as his sponsor and the facilitator of his robbery gang. Emeka was arrested for hijacking a truck carrying a 40 feet container with goods worth N11 million from its driver on the Benin-Ore Road and subsequently diverting it to Onitsha where it was handed over to Obinna. 
Ikenga said they carried out the operation dressed as military and were able to trail the truck through the conductor of the bus who was their informant.
"We are based in Lagos and he(Obinna) is at Onitsha. Whenever we get there for operation, he would instruct us on how to go about it.  On the operation that brought me here, one of the conductors, Kalu, contacted  my Chairman,  Obinna, and they made the arrangement. The conductor supplied the name of the driver of the truck and the number-plate. And, when they started out for the journey, Kalu  called  my chairman, we got alerted and we went after them. We intercepted them with our operational Hilux Jeep at Ijebu-Ode and when the driver inquired what was happening, we showed him a warrant bearing his name and the number-plate  of the truck, claiming that it was an order from the Chief of Army Staff that all trucks passing en-route should be searched for arms and ammunition and that such vehicles should be towed to the nearest Police station.  He insisted on driving his vehicle but we refused and pushed him and his conductor into the back seat of our Jeep. I went back into his truck. The other members of our gang together with the driver and his conductor, headed back to Lagos. They injected them on the way though I was not there.  After a little while, Obinna called us and instructed that we transfer the goods into another vehicle to prevent being trailed. We heeded his instruction and  Kalu followed one of the vehicles down to Onitsha and I came back to Lagos,  expecting my share of the loot  which I did not get until  my arrest" he said
According to Vanguard, after the arrest of Ikenga and his other gang members, Obinna recruited an eight-man gang who specialize in patrolling Lagos dressed in Police uniforms and carrying out robbery activities. Before their arrest, the gang hijacked an articulated vehicle loaded with N15m worth of cartons of engine oil at Ojuelegba area in Lagos state. The gang were later rounded up by SARS operatives in Lagos and they confessed that Obinna received and also financed their operations. Trying to use the apprehended gang members to lure Obinna out so he could be arrested proved abortive as he evaded all tactics set by the police for his arrest.

Luck however ran out on him after another gang whom he sent to hijack PVC pipes were arrested.

One of the investigating officers, OC Kyari, then hacked into Obinna's data and picked out contacts that were very close to him. A team was deployed to Onitsha to keep close watch on those his contacts. Fortunately, Obinna contacted one of them who was owing him some money, then  our operatives on ground used the person to apprehend him. He was interrogated and he confessed to own the warehouses in Onitsha, Kano State and  Cameron.

Among the most recent cases of theft against Obinna includes a 40- feet container of Forever Living Product, 40-feet container of PVC pipes and another 40 -feet container of motor tyres. Others were  40- feet container of powder milk, 40- feet container of refrigerators, 40 -feet container of LG home theatre, two trucks of rice, one truck of solder chemicals, two 20ft containers of groundnut oil, a 40 feet container of motorcycle, Umbrella and a 20 feet container of school bags.

When interrogated, Obinna said he is now a changed man
"I have suffered a lot. A lot of people have committed atrocities with my names and the police thought I was the one. I admit I was a bad man but I am now a changed man. I was scared to get married because the police could use my wife to arrest me”. He said
The Police are currently working hard to retrieve the goods and hand them over  to their owners.

80 comments:

Raphael Ayuba said...

Gud

Bishop Dammy said...

No hiding place for the wicked.. The wages of sin is death except you repent NOW! Psalm 34:16. BishopDammy#

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wilheminna moses said...

Ur cup don full obi ekwensu!

D ROCK said...

including military personnel, who he'd used in perpetuating his criminal activities.?? Him get levels oo.. Exposed: Female C.E.O Of Keith Heart Foundation’s Indecent Photos Leak Online

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Look at his baby bump and breast.
Shows he fed well from his crimes. Time to loose weight in Kirikiri.
Everyday for the thief and one good day for the owner.


~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

hilary obiorah said...

Kudos to the Nigerian police! Those guys in onitsha are good, as in the moment they lay their hands on your car, they take it apart in less than 2 minutes! Bye bye birdie

surshima samuel said...

Haaa! So Oga Obinna is a thief? Abi changed man? He lodged in our hotel twice and those times were good for us ooo chai! May God forgive us, we didn't know he was dashing us stolen money

ed DREAMZ said...

a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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Unfortunatly he is my brother's namesake but is gud to finally fnd out he has been caught......
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***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

Steveosky 4 Real. said...

Of course every caught armed robber is a changed man. Mugu like you.!!

CINTETIC BORN TO RULE said...

Police re trying but d last sentence says returning stolen goods to their owners. How will dat be done. In dis country. Even wen customs seize goods we dont hear of d goods again let alone police.

Anonymous said...

everyday for d thief one day for d owner

Amaka.u.l said...

Hmmmm,Wonders shall never end!

hrm paul ojeih said...

Bad sharp guy real criminal master mind the guy na real Teflon don

Queen reign said...

Agbacha oso aguo mile...Once they r caught, next thing that comes out of their dirty mouth is I'M NOW A CHANGED MAN.

queenreigneth@gmail.com

Sweet Mary ...@mzz_mary1 said...

Onye oshi
It's over for U

Sunmola Oluwatosin said...

Next plz.

Anonymous said...

Thief (Liהda's Maה)

muyiwa ojo stanley said...

No long thing, mr thief they must bring u to justice, Nigeria police is working to sanitaire our society Obina oleeeeee

dhobiz said...

Hmmm wetin person no go hear for dis country

ijeoma nwachukwu said...

I hope they will bring him to justice , if he doesn't buy them too

Victoria George said...

you have changed ba? come and tell us that when you finish serving your jail terms in the prison, only then we can listen to you.I am sure you don't realise the problems and harms you have caused the owners of those goods. all in the name of trying to be a big boy, well i guess luck ran out of you this time and you have to face the full wrath of the law.

OTTA sly chukwuebuka said...

Changed, Mofo..idiot.

Tunie. said...

Criminal.

Anonymous said...

So sad d guy in d pix is frm my town. I,ve alwz hv d suspicion he's into crime. He hs had so much landmark achievement over nd above his peers. Now he's arrested, he's old enough to face d music.

Jessica law said...

See his face thief SARS should deal with him very well.I can't imagine the pains he cost the owners of the containers.

Anonymous said...

Lawd have mercy.... This guy is a smooth criminal.

Ebola said...

Dis wat all dose igbo boys r very good at... stealin and hijacking and producing fake stuffs

chimmy onyewuchi said...

Everyday for the thief,one day for the owner.

Olaleye Adisa said...

Bad Man.
⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥♡thanks ⌣̊┈̥-̶̯͡»̶̥ 

Anonymous said...

C him face thief...#blackmamba

9jahub Blog said...

waoooo.


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Lib goddess said...

Everyday is for the thief buh a day is for the owner...

baby oku said...

Thank God is caught

Anonymous said...

To evry action, there's equal n opposite reaction. LIB Princess!

#king said...

thief..I hope u spend d rest of ur lyf in jail..............................#KingOfKings

Anonymous said...

theres one stupid idiot on dis blog who alwaz run his mouth here again other tribes if smtin evil is committed,now he is mute bcus this one na obinna,who knows what he does too for a living! Let me hear him again,i'll be here for him,foolish idiot!

Anonymous said...

Na only dat one. Una knw pple who dey 4 office dey steal dia own nko. Add me dear. 25fc1101

Anonymous said...

look at his face,so innocent. He even striked a pose!...Ni'ima

Anonymous said...

Am disappointed in my sister. Na only dem u see abi. Add me up. 25fc1101

APPLE said...

Every day for the thief one day for the owner.

Anonymous said...

O dikwa egwu. Onye oshi

lauraauj kahi said...

hardened criminal. thriving on others sweat and hardwork.
Kudos to Nigerian police and thank God the stolen goods were recovered.

Anonymous said...

I dated dis guy. Gosh! U r a thief? God ve mercy on u.

ella john said...

You can't hide forever.
Face of lib

Esty kudos said...

Every day for d thief one day for d owner.

Anonymous said...

www.konga.com/darren-s-bay

Anonymous said...

Where is he from

Anonymous said...

God bless you Bishop Dammy for your being yourself upon all the bashing on this great platform. Keep soaring!

Shoutozone said...

Thank God. The long hand of d law has finally caught up wit him. Reminds me so much of Osama, his' was ten years too

Ken said...

Woow. Did I read that police hacked into his data? Are we that sophisticated?

I hope Obinna is taken to court.

Bisola Bakare said...

Idiot change man my foot.

Anonymous said...

Changed man bcos he was caught. Who knows how many people he has sent to 6fit bcos of his criminal act. This is the kind of guy that'll take 4 gals to a hotel and pay 50k each, bcos he did not suffer for the money. Bad market for some gals!

Anonymous said...

.....though he's finally arrested, but he's so smart and intelligent. I wish he channelled his intelligence into something worthwhile, he would have been a genius....

chemmywalata walata said...

Lol

Martha E. Ikejiuba said...

Must you bring in tribal sentiments in this?

Adunyi said...

Hmmmm, ι was robbed 3weeks ago along Benin bypass, hope those were not his boys/men †̥? God will forgive them for Τ̲̅ђe pain and trauma they made me go thru

Anonymous said...

Everyday for the THEIF.....one day for the OWNER...

Dypo Ololade said...

Lol

halliday said...

Thief change for prison dats where u will end up..m

9ja Parrot said...

Stupid man, See chest! It remain small to reach Cossy's own! Devil don catch am!

Lucasbalo said...

Throw the hammer down on him and give him the maximum penalty to deter his fellow criminals. Bad influence.

Lib goddess said...

He's ...thank me later

Chika Cherry said...

Every day for the thief.........I guess u gonna sing the rest in jail!

Anonymous said...

Rosie Said......This guy is only 33 yrs and has been evading arrest for 10 yrs,so when did he start this his criminal activities?........ must be a born criminal.

charles chukwuma said...

Goof job!!!

charles chukwuma said...

See him big belle criminal!!!!

olley cynthia said...

Lolzzz time 2 loose weight.
Obinwa is Now A change man Indeed .

Shina Shine said...

OK
GOOD





BORN TO SHINE!!!!

dessymal said...

CONGRATULATIONS for making urslf a scape goat
#kirikiri time

eka said...

I almost fell into his trap of wanting to get married to me,God saved me,left him cos he was so stingy and besides he claimed his name was ikemefuna and ofcourse his the almighty arm robber,OBINNA OKOLI.what a world!!!!! I for end up in jail with him if I had fallen for his marriage trap.so happy

Anonymous said...

@ Eca......u lyk talkin 2 much lyk a vewi big fool.......u ar incurably foolish.....tnk God d useless Obinna has bin caught, I wish u were also caught......idiot!!!!!

Anonymous said...

@ Eka......u lyk talkin 2 much lyk a vewi big fool.......u ar incurably foolish.....tnk God d useless Obinna has bin caught, I wish u were also caught......idiot!!!!!

MaJikShan said...

Wow! Such brilliance in executing his scheme. He must have learnt from the best criminals still at large; naija government!

Anonymous said...

Sorry but how can u date this guy, not bcos he is a thief but his looks and I knw must be pretty and educated. No wonder guys always say that we girls have no choice

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Wodofmouf said...

No evil shall go unpunished...even though hand join to hand, the house of the wicked shall be made desolate

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Anonymous said...

na GOD catch am...he thought he is smart enough...lucy_dupe@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

How far for this case, any update on Obinna case. His case look similar like trending Evans the kidnapper case.

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