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Residents of a Lagos community have apprehended two elderly men for hypnotizing an innoncent man and stealing all what he had on him.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident occurred at Abule Egba area of Lagos state where the victim was reportedly approached by the men with claims of being basketball stars.
It would have been a stress-free and successful operation but the plan was foiled by some residents of the community noticed the fishy act and rescued the victim from being robbed.
It was further learnt that the two men have been handed over to the police.
According to Salawu Ajokeade, she wrote on her facebook timeline that “MAY GOD HELP US DIS EMBER PERIOD,THIS JUST HAPPENED CLOSE TO MY SHOP AT ABULE EGBA.THIS 2 ELDERLY MEN WERE NABBED TRYING TO SCAM A GUY CLAIMING THEY ARE BASKET BALL STARS,THEY COLLECTED ALL THE CASH WIT HIM AND ASKED HIM TO GET HIS ATM…..FORTUNATELY FOR HIM,NEIGHBOURS AROUND NOTICED SOMEFIN FISHY AND STARTED SHOUTING THIEF AND THE BOY SENSES CAME BACK TO NORMAL.THEY AVE BEEN ARRESTED AND TAKEN TO THE STATION…LET’S BE CAREFUL OUT THERE PLS AND BE WATCHFUL.”
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In other news, one-year-old boy identified as Gold Kolawole has been reportedly kidnapped inside a church auditorium in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The mother of the kidnapped baby was said to have taken her baby to a church known as Sotitobire Miracle Centre located at Osinle area of Akure,the state capital