June 23, 2021

[Photos] 2 suspected traffic robbers disarmed and arrested on Otedola bridge

Two suspected robbers have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for reportedly robbing in traffic on Otedola bridge in Lagos state.

The traffic robbers were nabbed by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Friday in Oko-Koto, Agege.

According to the report, the suspects, were apprehended hours after a traffic robbery around Otedola Bridge on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway was foiled.

They are identified as Rasak Babatunde 22-year-old, a mechanic and Idowu Wasiu 16-year-old, a tailor.

It was learnt that the team ran into the suspected armed robbers around 11:00pm at Otedola bridge, inward Ojota.

The Lagos police spokesman who confirmed the incident, 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. He added.

The suspects are now being investigated as ordered by the Lagos Commissioner of Police.

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