Crime

RRS arrest suspected traffic robbers in Lagos

recover Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 12

MEN of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), in Lagos, have arrested two suspected traffic robbers in separate incidents between Magodo Estate and Otedola bridge, Lagos State.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, in a statement said one suspect, Korede Saheed (29) was arrested on Thursday night, while the other suspect, Yahaya Faisal (22), was arrested on Friday night.

According to him, luck ran out on the suspects when their victims quickly reached out to RRS officers on patrol in the area.

The officers immediately arrested them and recovered one Samsung Galaxy S8 and one iPhone 12 from the suspects.

Yahaya who was also found with different ATM cards confessed to the police that his gang robbed in traffic between Ojodu-Berger and Otedola Bridge.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, has directed the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi to transfer the suspects and exhibit to the CP’s Special squad for further investigation that would lead to the arrest of other fleeing gang members and their eventual prosecution.

 

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