As part of the efforts of the Lagos State governor , Akinwunmi Ambode to rid the state of heinous activities of hoodlums and armed robbers, the , Rapid Response Squad, (RRS), has apprehended three armed robbery suspects

Two of the suspected armed robbery suspects were at at about 22:50 hrs on the July 31, 2015 arrested around the .National Art Theatre,in Iganmu area of the the statr

The RRS mobile teams were informed by unknown victims in two separate cars that armed robbers had attacked and robbed them at Ijora - Olopa, and the teams moved swiftly y to the crime scene, where the suspects were nabbed
The two suspects Murtala Saka, 22, and Bashiru Muibi, 26 years have been charged to court with immediate effect
In the same vein, the mobile team of the Rapid Response Squad in the state, has also recorded another achievement through the arrest of a member of notorious syndicate whose gang allegedly terrorised the Mile 2 area of the metropolis.

The suspect who was sighted attacking his victim , after breaking one of the glasses at the side of his vehicle , while in traffic arrested on July 28th, 2015

The suspect, Ugochukwu Otuneme, 33, is a member of In Traffic robbery syndicate , specialized in snatching and robbing innocent residents of their belongings during peak of traffic grid-lock around the Mile 2 area in the state.

Ugochukwu confessed to the crime and added that he perpetrated the crimes with a member of his gang , who is npow at large

"I came to Lagos in 2010. Before I joined this robbery gang, I was a bus conductor where I met one of the gang members who introduced me to his colleagues in the robbery. It was devil who pushed me into this act ", he confessed.

The suspect will be charged to court with immediate effect
The Commander of RRS in the state, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Olatunji Disu, however, advised drivers to be vigilant in the middle of traffic, urging them to always wind up their car glasses.

He added that residents should be courageous enough to report any suspicious movement and criminalities in their neighbourhood to the police, promising that necessary actions will be embarked upon by the police who are already at every part of Lagos state.

The strides by the team of RRS to free Lagos State from criminal activities by men of underworld is in tandem with the commitment of the commissioner of police Fatai Owoseni to make the state safe for all and sundry


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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