Nigerian singer, Chinonso and Pianist, Chimelu arrested for robbery in Lagos
Nigerian singer arrested for robbery in Lagos, A musician and a pianist who are both robbery suspects have been arrested by the Lagos Police Command. all crimes committed by the suspect where all attributed to convid19 lockdown by the federal government, saying them as a person haven’t gotten anything to eat, at all most all the shops and stores in their area, have stopped selling for them due to no payment or no hope of payment from this same boy being caught
Nigerian singer, arrested for robbery in Lagos
The musician and a pianist who are both robbery suspects have been arrested by the Lagos state police command The suspects confessed that they were forced into the robbery due to the need to survive the COVID – 19 lockdown hunger. which has rendered so many people lifeless in the society, this was actually the issues they gave to cover up their inhuman activities
The suspects Chinonso Michael, who is actually 25years of age also an Afro hip-hop singer and Chimelu Victory who is a younger person to him at as 22years and also a pianist, were arrested last week Wednesday in the company of 5 other suspects at their residence at 4, Modupe Young Thomas Estate, Ajah.
The duo had on 10th April 2020, ordered pay on delivery, an iPhone 11 Pro Max valued at N450,000 through an online platform from their hideout in Ajah.
On receipt of the consignment from a delivery man, Chimelu generated a fake alert and later, with the connivance of Chinonso, escaped from the apartment after they had tied down the despatch rider with a bottle of beer.
The suspects then sold the phone to a buyer in Ogba, Ikeja, for a sum of N350,000 transferred into Chinoso’s bank account.
The suspects – who jumped off from the first floor to the ground naked – on sighting the police, confessed that was the third time they sold iPhone 11 Pro Max during the COVID – 19 lockdowns.
In their confessions, Chinonso and Chimelo, who are regular performers in some Lagos night clubs, attributed their actions to the lockdown, stressing that they had nothing to eat for almost two weeks.
“We were already owing to all the store owners in the neighborhood. Nobody was ready to give us credit anymore. We had to devise a means to survive the lockdown”, they stated.
Chimelu, aka Apostle Swag, who recently resigned as a Lekki church keyboardist to pursuit a career in music, stated that he used to have regular shows in Lagos clubs before the lockdown.
The suspects confessed that apart from their musical careers, they also engage in internet fraud.