Lagos, Nigeria - Police in Lagos have arrested a man suspected of carrying out a robbery on a mattress-manufacturing firm in the city last year, local newspaper the Daily Independent has said.
The arrest was part of an operation by the Zone 2 Police to catch the perpetrators of the raid on Vital Foam Nigeria Ltd, last December.
An undercover police team, acting on a tip-off, entered a village north of Lagos where they arrested one man in connection to the burglary, the newspaper said. The Daily Independent reported that some of the stolen goods were retrieved as part of the action.
The paper reported that the robbers entered the premises of Vital Foam at night, tying up the guards and locking them in a toilet. They were said to have escaped with 160 drums of chemicals, a car, laptops and money.