Police arrest three suspected “one chance” robbers in Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of three suspected members of a one-chance robbery gang operating along the Oshodi–Gbagada Expressway.
According to a statement signed by the Lagos State Police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspects were arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
“The suspects had abandoned their operational vehicle, a Suzuki mini bus popularly called ‘korope’ at the Gbagada area of Oshodi-Oke along Gbagada–Oshodi Expressway, on April 14, 2023, when RRS operatives accosted them while trying to drop off a victim,” Hundeyin stated.
Investigation revealed that the suspects had earlier hijacked the operational vehicle at gunpoint at Ketu bus stop, Lagos-Badagry Expressway, Ojo sometime in February and the incident was reported at Ijanikin Police Divisional Headquarters.
Hundeyin gave out the identities of the suspects as Wale Ajayi ‘m’ aged 24, Abideen Saka ‘m’ aged 26 and Oliseh Sunday aka Bobwhiskey ‘m’ aged 29.
He said the three of them were later arrested at their hideout following weeks of intensive investigation and they have since been arraigned and remanded.