IN Lagos : Police Raids 37, Arrests 5 Traffic Robbers


IN Lagos : Police Raids 37, Arrests 5 Traffic Robbers

In Lagos Nigeria , The police Team Today 31st of OctoberRaids 37, Arrests 5 suspected Traffic Robbers, Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos Police Command on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015, have arrested five in-traffic robbers who specialized in snatching handsets and bags from unsuspecting members of public.

The suspects are Ajala Lateef 16,Salami Sodiq, 15, Raji Kazeem, 19, Bashiru Adeyemi, 19, and Ikechukwu Ukueje, 15, after they had successfully robbed their victim of her belongings.
Raids 37, Arrests 5 Traffic Robbers

While confirming the arrest, the commander of the RRS, Assistant Commissioner of Police , ACP Olatunji Disu, said that the policemen arrested the suspects during a special raiding in the metropolis.

“The Police would not leave any stone unturned in fighting crime in the state. We will continue to work round the clock to make Lagos a haven for those with legitimate businesses. The commander said that the police has been charged by the Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and Commissioner of Police, CP Fatai Owoseni, to rid the state of all forms of crime. He implores Lagosians to assist the police by supplying information that would help the police to curb crime and track down criminals.

One of the suspects who confessed to the crime, Ajala Lateef, a secondary school dropout from Isale-Eko, said their ring leader, Taiye, still at large, pretended as a passenger and snatched Mrs. Okechukwus bag and mobile phone while she was boarding a bus.

“I know Taiye very well, he sleeps in Oko-Mola at Oshodi Under Bridge. I have seen him in different occasions dispossessing passers-by in Oshodi of their bags, phones and other belongings. Most times, we pretended as passengers to rob people,” he said in his confessional statement.

During the raiding operation of black spots, no fewer than 37 social miscreants were amongst the suspects arrested