4 suspected traffic robbers arrested during an attempt to rob RRS detectives on surveillance duty

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4 suspected traffic robbers arrested during an attempt to rob RRS detectives on surveillance duty

Four suspected traffic robbers alleged to have attempted to rob some operatives of the Rapid Response Team (RRS) have been arrested by the police in Lagos.

 

The suspects identified as Adewale Ismaila, 30; Chinadu Okafor 26; Tote Victor 19 and Abdulahi Olalere a.k.a ‘Orobo’ 20, were arrested around Abiola Garden, Ojota, by an undercover police team they wanted to rob on Thursday, March 25.

 

A statement by Muyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the police command, says the surveillance policemen were deployed in different parts of the state following complaints by motorists about incessant traffic robbery attacks.

 

“The surveillance team was on a decoy at about 6:30am beside ‘Abiola Garden’ when the suspected criminals came out with dangerous weapons in an attempt to rob the policemen, demanding for their wallets and other valuables before they were all apprehended.

“One of the suspected notorious traffic robbers, Abdulahi Olalere a.k.a ‘Orobo’, confessed to belonging…



Source: Linda Ikeji