Four Traffic Robbers Arrested By Lagos Police (Photos)
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POLICE PRESS RELEASE, LAGOS STATE COMMAND, DATED 21ST FEBRUARY, 2021.
LAGOS POLICE POUNCE ON TRAFFIC ROBBERS, ARREST 4
*Arrest 2 With Vandalised Rail Tracks*
The police operatives connected to Satellite and Aguda Divisions of the command have arrested (2) suspected traffic robbers each at one-of-a-kind places in their regions.
The Satellite Division arrested two (2) suspected site visitors armed robbers alongside Agboju/Alakija on Lagos/Badagry Expressway on 19th February, 2021 at 1035pm. The 2 suspects, Solomon Ayuba, m, 26 and Manase David, m, 20, were stuck inside the act by means of the police when they were attacking unsuspecting commuters in the vicinity, whilst other members of the gang took to their heels.
The police operatives had placed suspected armed robbers under surveillance for a few days earlier than they have been in the end arrested.
Items recovered from them encompass one locally-made pistol, a few cartridges and a pair of face Masks.
In the same vein, the operatives attached to Aguda Division on twentieth February, 2021, at approximately 1.35pm, arrested (2) suspected traffic robbers whilst attacking and robbing a Toyota Siena Bus with Reg. No AAA 30 AZ, pushed with the aid of one Apele Mohammed, m, on transit at Olatunji Onimole Street with the aid of Brown Junction.
The suspects are Ismail Abayomi, m, 24 and Seun Akinbunu, m, 25.
The suspects and others at huge attacked the bus, broke its facet display screen and robbed one Atinuke Adisa of her Infinix-8 telephone.
In some other improvement, the operatives connected to the office of the Area Commander, Area E Festac, arrested two (2) suspects with some vandalised rail tracks belonging to the Nigerian Railway Corporation on twentieth February, 2021 , at approximately 4pm. The policemen that were on habitual check stopped the automobile pushed by using one Victor Akpan, m, 21, of Ijora, Lagos and his companion, one Adesina Folorunsho, m, of No 36, Biefield Apapa street and determined the vandalised rail tracks in the stated car.
They could not give any pleasant account of the vandalised objects however claimed that they got them from some miscreants .
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that the suspected traffic robbers be taken to State CID Panti for thorough investigation while the Area Commader Area E Festac works along with his DPOs and accentuate efforts to trace the fleeing traffic robbers and perform thorough research on the vandalised rail tracks.
The police boss additionally reaffirmed the command's dedication to usually flush out the criminals and hoodlums of Lagos State.
CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI(mnipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
DATED 21ST FEBRUARY, 2021.