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UK police nab Nigerians who specialise in luxury watch robbery

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TWO Nigerians, Emmanuel Sejilola and Damilola Odunoren, were among members of a criminal gang, Rolex Ripper, arrested for targeting luxury watch owners in the U.K.

According to the Daily Mail, Scotland Yard recently deployed a squad of undercover officers posing as victims in an unprecedented sting to capture the so-called Rolex Rippers responsible for a spate of v#olent watch muggings across the capital.

Naijaone reports that three hundred watches to the value of £4 million were stolen in six months as parts of ‘organized opportunist’ attacks in central London. The report states that gangs with specialist knowledge of luxury watches commonly st£al brands including Rolex, Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe from “vulnerable” individuals who are under the influence of alcohol or alone

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