CITIZENS COMPASS —THE Rapid Response Squad (RRS), in Lagos, on Friday, said its operatives have arrested a 46 years old Adepoju Alaba, while trying to rob a couple in Anthony area of the State.
The operatives on its Facebook page said the incident occurred at about 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 when the couple ‘s car broke down on their way to Lagos airport.
But for the intervention of RRS, Adepoju and his accomplices would have made away with the couple’ s phones and international passports.
“Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) arrested Adepoju Alaba, 46 years old, for trying to dispossess a motorist of his mobile phone, wallet and international passport in Anthony.
” The car of the complainant broke down in the area while he was running to the international Airport with his wife. Adepoju and an accomplice, now at large, while assisting the man tried to dispossess him of his valuables.
” The motorist, on sighting RRS operatives who were on distress call to Mile 2, flagged them down. One of the suspects was arrested while the other escaped.
” The operatives assisted the motorist and his wife to repair their vehicle and ensured they proceeded on their journey before heading to Mile 2.
” The suspect has confessed and pleaded for leniency. He has been charged to court.”