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Three suspected traffic robbers arrested in Lagos

Three suspects have been apprehended for robbing motorists of their valuables in Ketu area of Lagos State.

According to Lagos Police Command spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspects were apprehended during a covert operation in the area.

“Operatives of the Ketu division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three members of a traffic robbery gang notorious for dispossessing motorists of their belongings at Ile-Iwe/Kosofe, Ikorodu Road, in the Ketu area of the state,” Hundeyin said in a statement Wednesday.

“The suspects, Segun Olaiya, 20; Ayinde Waris, 19; and Bashiru Mohammed, 28, were arrested around 7 pm on Monday, September 26, 2022, by policemen on a covert operation while attacking some motorists in the area.

“The suspects are currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest other members of their gang. The suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of the investigation.”

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