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RRS arrest two robbery suspects in Oshodi


Suspected robbers

The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad, late yesterday, arrested two robbery suspects in possession of a locally-made pistol and charms.

The RRS team on patrol around Oshodi metropolis intercepted the robbers who were riding on a motorcycle suspiciously.

The two suspects identified as Lekan Abdulateef, (M), aged 23, and Tajudeen Sanusi, (M), aged 24 are both indigenes of Kwara state and residents of Ajegunle and Orile areas of Lagos respectively.

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One of the suspects Lekan Abdulateef, who was in possession of the pistol as of the time of arrest, confessed to having bought the gun at the rate of a hundred thousand naira (N100,000.00).

He confessed further to have been using his pistol to rob motorists in traffic around Ojota to Maryland, 7up, China Town, Eko Bridge, and Mile 2.

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The Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi however confirmed that the two suspects have been transferred to the Lagos State Police Headquarters for discreet investigation as directed by the State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu.