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Female traffic armed robber, fourteen [14] others arrested by Police operatives

Fifteen [15] suspected traffic robbers in Oshodi and Ketu area have been apprehended by Police operatives attached to the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police command between Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed the information on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the robbers were picked up by the RRS Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi’s led team.

The PPRO gave the names of the suspects, picked in Oshodi area as; Tinola Ajibola, Adeniji Farouk, Wale Ajetunmobi, Chibueze Okasa, Taiwo Goodluck, Sodiq Timileyin, Salami Alex, Umar Abubakar, Michael Ifoaja, Abba Mohammed and Mukaila Fasepe.


It was gathered that 2 suspects, Ayomide David and Saviour Nwoko, were caught stealing at different locations. The team recovered stolen phones and 2 cutlasses from them.

Meanwhile, Olumuyiwa stated that Police from Meiran division, Lagos state have apprehended 2 suspected armed robbers named Oluwadamilare Folami and Desire Chukwu, at Ikola Ipaja bridge on Jan. 27, at about 11:20pm.

He revealed that the Police recovered 1 locally made pistol, charms and some illegal drugs from them upon arrest.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the immediate transfer of the 15 suspects to the state Criminal Investigative Department (SCID) panti, Yaba for proper investigation.

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