Police parade two traffic robbers, recover phones, ATM card
Officers of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have paraded two suspected traffic robbers in separate incidents between Magodo Estate and Otedola bridge, Lagos State.
Korede Saheed, 29, was arrested on Thursday, May 26, 2022 night, while the other suspect, Yahaya Faisal, 22, was arrested on Friday night, May 27, 2022.
According to Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin, luck ran out on the suspects when their victims quickly reached out to RRS officers on patrol in the area.
The officers immediately arrested them and recovered one Samsung Galaxy S8 and one i-Phone 12 from the suspects.
Yahaya, who was also found with different ATM cards, confessed to the police that his gang robs in traffic between Ojodu-Berger and Otedola Bridge.
The Guardian gathered that Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has directed the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, to transfer the suspects and exhibit to the CP’s Special squad for further investigation that would lead to the arrest of other fleeing gang members and their eventual prosecution.