Lagos police arrest two suspected traffic robbers
- …a third suspect took to his heels upon sighting the policemen
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EKO HOT BLOG reports that along Gbagada Road in Lagos, officers from the Ifako division of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended Alaba Ibrahim, 35, and Hammed Ibrahim, 39.
Benjamin Hundeyin, a spokesman for the State Police, claimed that the suspects were apprehended by officers conducting routine patrol after receiving reliable information about the presence of suspicious individuals on the Deeper Life Bible Church Bridge in Gbagada.
“ A third suspect took to his heels upon sighting the policemen.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects have been operating at that spot during traffic gridlock, distracting motorists and subsequently carting away their phones and other belongings.
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“The suspects are currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest the third suspect and other members of their gang. Suspects would be arraigned contingent on the outcome of the investigation,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has commended the officers for their resilience in fishing out traffic robbers.
He directed that efforts be sustained towards eradicating criminality within Lagos State.
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