Police recover assailants of Young Shall Grow Motors boss mobile phones

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LAGOS — The Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, said it hadrecovered two mobile telephones belonging to the gunmen that attacked the Chief Executive Officer of Young Shall Grow Motors, Chief Vincent Obianodo, Tuesday night, in FESTAC Town.

This came as Vanguard gathered that there was an attempt to kidnap Obianodo few months ago.

Meantime, Obianodo is recuperating after a surgery to extract the bullet lodged in his left arm at an undisclosed hospital.

Police sources told Vanguard that the telephones were recovered inside a drainage close to the scene of gun battle between the assailants and policemen.

Sources said immediately three members of the five-man assailant fled in their operational Highlander Sports Utility Vehicle, a search was conducted around the vicinity, during which the telephones were found.

According to our sources, “one of the phones was damaged while the other was intact. It will be improper and unprofessional to give details of our findings.

“All I have to say is that investigation is on-going. At the end of which we hope to get the gunmen. So far, there is progress in our investigation.“

Contacted, spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Ngozi Braide, confirmed that investigation had commenced, expressing optimism that the fleeing gunmen would be arrested soon. She said Obianodo was responding to treatment.

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