A former Senator’s son is being remanded in prison over his involvement in an armed robbery in Abuja.
Informed police sources revealed to the Nigerian Tribune that the former senator’s son from Ekiti State had led a gang of armed robbers to rob a colonel, names withheld, at Mbora Estate, where his AK-47 rifle and other valuable items were removed.
The source disclosed that the robbery operation, which took place on July 5, resulted in the arrest of the ex-senator’s son, names withheld.
The sources said that in the process of investigation, operatives from the Special Anti -Robbery Squad working on information, subsequently arrested the suspect while a search conducted in his house around Life Camp area, Abuja. The search revealed 16 live cartridges and some other incriminating exhibits.
During interrogation, the suspect was alleged to belong to a notorious armed robbery gang that had been terrorising the FCT and its environs.