Operatives of the Lagos state police command have apprehended three notorious traffic robber gang members terrorizing ipaja Ayobo metropolis who specializes in using motorcycles to dispossess their victims of their valuables
Narrating how it all went, the Lagos state police public relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana In a statement said; surveillance patrol team from the ipaja police station was able to arrest a motorcycle popularly known as Okada while attempting to snatch handset and handbags from two female victims namely Grace William and Deborah William
Continuing, Elkana said the suspects posed as a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada in other to take advantage of their passengers’ eagerness to avoid traffic congestion through the use of that mode of transport to rub their passengers.
He said the suspect, one shefiu Aliu was arrested immediately on the spot and that he had confessed to the commission of the crime.
“The motorcycle he used to perpetrate the offence is recovered with sharp matchet concealed under the seat”
Meanwhile, in other developments same day at about 10.10pm, specifically on the 3rd of June, day before Sallah celebration, surveillance patrol team at ipaja Police Division deployed to Zion church area, along Aina-Obembe Road precisely at Baruwa arrested one Biodun Oladimeji and Afiz Tajudeen Aka (Arapa) After snatching a bag from their female victim with Name Obiako Ruth, using a motorcycle.
The statement put further that the motorcycle was also recovered with one matchet, one knife and a locally made pistol
Elkana said suspects will be charged to court