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Police arrest traffic robber who terrorises Ketu/Ojota in Lagos use

CITIZENS COMPASS– AN ex-convict who terrorises and rob people in Ketu and Ojota area of Lagos has been arrested.

Officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) carried out the operation that led to the arrest.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

The suspect, Emmanuel Sunday aged 32, was apprehended around 8:00 p.m. when RRS officials working undercover spotted him while trying to dispossess a motorist of his mobile phone at Ojota Under bridge. 

Samuel disclosed that he was a few months ago arrested by Alapere Police Division for stealing, for which he was sentenced to three month jail term in Kirikiri Correctional Centre. 

Sunday’s arrest came on the heels of strategic deployment of undercover policemen to comb areas with incidences of traffic robbery by the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi.

“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi has directed that the team leave no stone unturned in the arrest of the remaining traffic robbers in the area.”

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