Saturday, December 26, 2020

Lagos police bust three robbery suspects terrorising Ikeja

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three robbery suspects terrorising Ikeja area of the State.

The command also said it has beefed up security during the Yuletide period, especially to apprehend traffic robbers.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi on Friday, said the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) during one of the command’s undercover operations around Ikeja Area, arrested three suspected traffic robbers in Agidingbi, Ikeja, at about 11.30pm on Tuesday.

“The suspects, on sighting the RRS operatives, took to their heels but were given a hot chase by the police before they were eventually arrested. During preliminary interrogation, the suspects confessed to have been terrorising and responsible for some traffic robberies and other crimes at Isheri, Ojodu, Berger, Motorways, Agidingbi, Ketu, Alapere and Ogudu,” he said.

The suspects are Damola Ajewole, 17; Omotosho Seyi,19, and Olanrewaju Sunday, 23. Their operational motorcycle and weapons were recovered from them.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed that the suspected armed robbers be handed over to the State CID, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.