Police arrest 10 persons in Lagos for traffic robbery

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The police in Lagos have arrested 10 suspected traffic robbers terrorising motorists in different parts of the state.

Spokesperson for the police in the state, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Monday.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, had rejiggered the command’s security strategies.

He said the Strike Team of the command arrested the suspects at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along.

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According to him, the suspects were attacking innocent people and dispossessing them of their belongings.

He said, “They have confessed to the crime.

“The suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses and charms.”

Adejobi said that a gold necklace belonging to one of the victims and some other suspected stolen items including phones and wristwatches were recovered from the suspects.

Ketu/Mile 12/Ikorodu Road, Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, and Ikeja Along-Iyana-Ipaja/Abule-Egba axis record a high rate of traffic robbery.

These areas are known for heavy vehicular traffic.

The police in Lagos have arrested 10 suspected traffic robbers terrorising motorists in different parts of the state.

Spokesperson for the police in the state, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Monday.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, had rejiggered the command’s security strategies.

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He said the Strike Team of the command arrested the suspects at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along.

According to him, the suspects were attacking innocent people and dispossessing them of their belongings.

He said, “They have confessed to the crime.

“The suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses and charms.”

Adejobi said that a gold necklace belonging to one of the victims and some other suspected stolen items including phones and wristwatches were recovered from the suspects.

Ketu/Mile 12/Ikorodu Road, Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, and Ikeja Along-Iyana-Ipaja/Abule-Egba axis record a high rate of traffic robbery.

These areas are known for heavy vehicular traffic.