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Lagos Police Command Arrests 15 Robbery Suspects

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By Our Correspondent

Men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, has arrested 15 suspected armed robbers in the state .

According to the police, 13 of them are suspected traffic armed robbers.

A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said that the arrest was part of the Command ’s efforts at catching criminals suspected to be attacking motorists and commuters in traffic.

“The suspects were picked up by the Rapid Response Squad’s Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi’s led team between 10: 45 pm on Friday and 4:30 am on Saturday at Oshodi Oke and Alausa respectively.

“The suspects that were picked up in Oshodi included Tinuola Ajibola, m,18, Adeniji Farouk, m ,16, Wale Ajetunmobi, m, 24, Chibueze Okasa, m, 17, Taiwo Goodluck, m, 36, Sodiq Timileyin, m, 23, Salami Alex, m, 21, Umar Abubakar, m, 20, Micheal Iroaja, m, 36, Abba Mohammed, m, 20, and Mukaila Fasepe, m, 43. While the other two suspects, Saviour Nwoko, 21, and Ayomide David, 19, were caught in the act by the team, at different locations, with a machete and stolen phones in Alausa Lagos.

“David, alias “Sharwama”, one of the suspects and ex- convict, has disclosed to the police that his gang use to operate along Olowopopo Road, Ojodu and Ojota.