May 23, 2024

Police nab two suspected traffic robbers in Lagos


Operatives of the Lagos Command have arrested two suspected traffic robbers along the Gbagada area of Lagos.

A statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that “Officers of Ifako division of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested one Alaba Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 35 and Hammed Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 39 along Gbagada road.”

According to the statement, “The suspects were arrested by policemen on routine patrol following credible information received about the presence of suspicious persons on Deeper Life Bible Church Bridge Gbagada. A third suspect took to his heels upon sighting the policemen.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects have been operating at that spot during traffic gridlock, distracting motorists and subsequently carting away their phones and other belongings.”

The suspects are currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest the third suspect and other members of their gang. Suspects would be arraigned contingent on the outcome of the investigation.

Meanwhile, The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, while commending the officers for their resilience in fishing out traffic robbers, has directed that efforts be sustained towards eradicating criminality within Lagos State.

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