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Traffic robbers arrested in Lagos

Two alleged traffic robbers have been apprehended by Lagos Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives.

They were nabbed at Magodo Estate and Otedola Bridge, respectively.

Korede Saheed (29) was arrested Thursday night, while Yahaya Faisal (22) was apprehended Friday night, according to Benjamin Hundeyin, a police public relations officer.

In a statement released on Saturday, he said the suspects’ luck ran out when they approached RRS officers on patrol.

The suspects were found with one Samsung Galaxy S8 and one iPhone 12.

Yahaya stated that his gang looted in traffic between Ojodu-Berger and Otedola Bridge after being discovered with various ATM cards.

Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi has directed RRS Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi to transfer the suspects and exhibit to the CP’s Special Squad.

Alabi ordered further investigation that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of fleeing gang members.

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