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  • Updated: December 20, 2020

Lagos Police Arrest Suspected Traffic Robbers On Otedola Bridge

Lagos Police Arrest Suspected Traffic Robbers On Otedola Bri

Suspected Traffic Robbers Arrested On Otedola Bridge

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects robbing in traffic on Otedola bridge.

The suspects, who were described as suspected members of the Awawa cult, were arrested, hours after a traffic robbery around Otedola Bridge on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway was foiled.

The suspects, 22-year-old Rasak Babatunde, a mechanic, and 16-year-old Idowu Wasiu, a tailor, were arrested at their hideout.

A statement by the Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday, said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a raid on the suspected hideouts and black spots across the state, particularly in Agege and its environs.

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Adejobi mentioned that some of the areas raided included Isokoko, Oke-Koto, Abattoir, Dopemu, Elere, Oniwaya, and Pen Cinema, all in Agege.

It was said that a team of the RSS led by Yinka Egbeyemi, foiled the traffic robbery on Friday.

According to reports the RRS team ran into the suspected armed robbers around 11:00 pm at Otedola bridge, inward Ojota.

The Lagos police spokesman said the armed robbers hurriedly fled the scene, abandoning their motorcycle which was marked, NND 268 WZ.

They were also said to have left behind a toy gun and some dangerous weapons.

The Lagos Commissioner of Police has now ordered an investigation of the suspects.

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