Rapid Response Squad
One-chance robber jumps into lagoon to evade arrest
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command have arrested three one-chance robbers on the Third Mainland Bridge while another jumped into the lagoon with the gang’s loot. The robbers, John Akinyemi, 27; Paul Oliseh, 37 and Amos Williams, 12, were arrested on Monday afternoon on the bridge after…
Police arrest traffic robbers in Lagos
Tunde Raphael, 24, who was last week arrested by officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command, has explained how he and 19 other...
RRS nabs seven using physically challenged children to beg
The decoy team of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos Police Command has arrested seven suspects for importing eight physically challenged children into the state for the purpose of begging on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja. The seven suspects, along with six of their eight beggars were arrested on Monday at Mobolaji Bank Anthony way…
How I stole 1,200 phones from commuters, suspect confesses
A phone bandit arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command has confessed that he has stolen over 1,200 phones from commuters since he joined a pickpocket gang. The suspect, Femi Solomon, from Ogun State, was arrested last Thursday by RRS operatives at Iyana Oworo, Lagos, after stealing…
Delta government understudies Lagos security trust fund
Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, at the weekend played host to the Delta State Security Trust Fund led by its Executive Secretary
RRS nabs father, son for allegedly selling hard drugs to pupils in Lagos
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command have arrested a father and his son for selling Tramadol and other hard drugs to primary and secondary school pupils in Itire area of Lagos State. The father, Ibrahim Sheu, 40 and Franku Ibrahim, 23, were arrested at the weekend after…
Five nabbed for dispossessing woman of handbag
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command have arrested five suspected armed robbers for dispossessing a 58-year-old woman...
‘I bought a gun to scare away rival cult gangs, not rob’
A suspect arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command for supplying gun to three robbery suspects have disclosed to the police that he bought the gun to scare away cult members who were disturbing his cult group in Ajah area of the state.
Appraising the Lagos State Security Trust Fund model
Sir: A few days ago, the Lagos State Government held the 11th Town Hall Meeting on Security, which coincided with the 10th anniversary of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF).
RRS recovers graduate’s valuables from ‘one chance’ robbers
Men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have recovered valuables stolen from a 20-year-old Liberty Whitney.