Luxury watch theft specialist arrested in South Lake

The thief was recognized as one of the main negotiators of the product in the “parallel market” and stole 22 luxury watches worth 600,000 rials.

The Federal District Civil Police (PCDF) has this Friday (28) arrested a 46-year-old man who stole 22 sets of luxury watches with a total value of over R600,000 in Lagos South. . According to the police, the thief is considered one of the biggest criminals in the area and a well-known name in the underground market for this product.

The crime happened on October 16, at around 2:30 p.m., when the suspect broke into a house at 29 SHIS KY and stole valuables. The criminal even used a ladder to get into the house and then went upstairs to the property straight to the clock collection.

The police seized 46 luxury watches. Photo: Reproduction

The 10th Police Division (Lago Sul) has also identified other robberies committed and planned by the criminal in the region. The suspect was arrested at 7:30 this Friday morning in front of his own residence at QNM 05 in Seilandia. Police seized 46 luxury watches, two sunglasses and tools used to break into homes.

The thief is known for stealing luxury watches in South Lake. Photo: PCDF

Investigators are investigating the possible involvement of other individuals in the criminal activities. If convicted, the accused could face up to eight years in prison for the crime of aggravated robbery. Agents noted that the accused does not have a voter registration card and therefore does not qualify under the Voter Code, which prohibits the arrest of any citizen five days to 48 hours after Sunday’s election. (30/10).

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