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  • News - South West - Lagos
  • Updated: January 21, 2022

Police Arrest Gang For Beating, Robbing Man In Lagos

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a gang of three persons for beating and robbing one Yusuph Ahmed of N100,000 and other belongings.

According to Daily Post, the suspects, Ridwan Imran, Lukman Abiodun, and Abdulahi Isa had approached the victim and robbed him at about 9 p.m on Wednesday in Isheri-Berger Garage.

In a statement on RRS' Facebook page, it was disclosed that; "The attackers harassed and chased their target to Agege Stadium, smashed a bottle on his head and pushed him inside the drainage.

"Apart from the cash, they also stole three mobile phones and a wristwatch, all estimated at over N600,000."

Ahmed said; "I got to Isheri-Berger Garage where they ordered me to give them money for food. I pleaded with them that I had no money on me."

"Within a twinkle of an eye, they mobilized their colleagues. I had to run. They chased me from Isheri - Berger Garage to Agege stadium. They beat me and broke a bottle on my head."

The RRS Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi stated that the perpetrators involved in the crime would be prosecuted according to the law.

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Quadri Adejumo
Quadri Adejumo

Quadri Adejumo is a reporter, sports column writer, opinion and profile writer. He tweets via @...

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