The suspects had attacked Adejare Adetayo and wife in the traffic in the area when police detectives on undercover operation went after them.
Florence Dada, 47-year-old former Chairlady of the Jakande Fruit Market in Ketu, Lagos, on Friday denied killing a fellow trader, Simiat Abdulazeez, during a fight in the market.
Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President said this in a statement in Abuja.
The actress, 32, who lives at No.7, Oladelola Street, Ketu area of Lagos, is standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on burglary and stealing to which she pleaded not guilty.
The News Agency of Nigeria crime correspondent learnt that the incident took place at Modupe Street, off Kazeem Street in Alapere late on June 17.
Available information had it that the van contained money when it caught fire.