Police arrest suspected traffic robbers in Lagos

The police in Lagos say they arrested 10 suspected traffic robbers allegedly terrorising the Ikeja area of the state on Saturday.

A 42-year-old, who allegedly receives the stolen goods from the suspects, was also arrested.

Muyiwa Adejobi, the police spokesperson, said in a statement on Monday that the suspects were arrested following a distress call by one of the victims.

The suspects allegedly attacked unsuspecting commuters and dispossessed them of their belongings.

“In furtherance of the command’s anti crime measures, the police operatives attached to the Strike Team of the Command, on 1st May, 2021, at 2pm, arrested eleven(11) suspected cultists and traffic robbers who were attacking and dispossessing innocent people of their belongings at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along, Ikeja-Lagos.

“The operatives who responded to a distress call from one of the victims (name withheld), raced to the area and arrested some of the suspects in action while others were arrested at their hideouts around Ikeja Along.

“They have confessed to the crime. The suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses and charms during…

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