A 32 year old woman, Janet Effiong has been arrested for allegedly sending an armed robber after her boyfriend for cheating on her. It was learnt that Effiong was arrested along with a robbery suspect, Femi Talabi. They were arrested on Airport Road, near Ajao Estate, in the Isolo area of Lagos by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad. They were thereafter transferred to the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja.
Effiong, who owned a restaurant in the VGC area of Lekki, had hired Talabi, who was one of her patrons, for N20,000 to attack her ex-lover, identified simply as Murphy.Talabi had allegedly agreed to get two more men, and had collected N10, 000 as advance payment from Effiong.
On the day of the incident, Talabi reportedly contacted Murphy, who worked as a cab driver, to take him to Ajao Estate, with the intention of carrying out the attack on the road.
It was, however, gathered when Talabi brought out a toy gun to threaten his victim, the RRS policemen swooped on the two men and got Talabi arrested.