Lagos State Police operatives attached to Ketu Division around 8: pm on Thursday, December 31, 2020 apprehended nine (9) suspected traffic robbers along Y – Junction, by the Old Tollgate in Lagos.
The suspects had attacked one Mr Adejare Adetayo and his wife while in traffic when undercover police detectives operating along the ketu area went after the suspects and arrested them with their operational weapons.
The Ketu suspected robbers are Oluseyi Afolabi,19, Adeyemo Ayomide, 18, Francis Latif,19, Rilwan Raji, 23, Ayomide Oyediran, 20, Rasheed Ibrahim, 22, Hamzat Abdulahi, 19, Musa Gbadamosi, 20 and Seun Lasisi, 32. They were caught with Two (2) long knives and other dangerous weapons were also recovered from them while attempting to escape at Ketu area.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, while commending the police operatives from Ketu Division for the successful operation and arrest of the hoodlums, reassured Lagosians of adequate security and public safety within the length and breadth of the state. He however directed that the suspects be transferred to State CID, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.
In the same vein, in the spirit of the season, CP Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu felicitates with Lagosians, officers and men of the command, stakeholders in the security sector and sister security agencies on the new year celebration. He also admonishes Lagosians to embrace peace and obey all laws of the land as the police and other security agencies in the state are ever ready to discharge their duties effectively.