Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command in two separate operations arrested four robbery suspects terrorizing the Lagos metropolis.
Two members of a 3 – man robbery gang, Muhammed Bello (21) and Babagana Modu (25) were arrested in a foiled robbery attempt by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos.
The incident is reported to have happened on Friday night, October 1st after the suspects robbed a lady around 10:30 p.m. at Oniru Estate, Victoria Island.
The victim’s screams attracted the RRS officers who were on routine patrol of the area; the officers chased and apprehended two of the criminals, who attempted to escape on a motorbike.
Recovered from the robbers were; a TVS motorbike with registration number, KFS 704 QW, a long knife, a police camouflage fez cap, an android phone and sums of cash belonging to the victim.
Similarly, operatives of Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at Akowonjo Road by Alimosho also arrested another two robbery suspects, Samuel Akabueze 31yrs and Onuoha Joshua 37yrs.
The suspects were apprehended by police operatives inside a Lexus Jeep (LSD 666 GK) and confessed to belong to a 3-man robbery gang that specializes in snatching vehicles and robbing innocent motorists during traffic across Lagos.
The police recovered a locally-made gun with 2 rounds of ammunition and ATM cards consisting of Eco & Access Bank from them.