The Lagos State Police Command, in furtherance of its commitment to eradicate traffic robbery in the state, on 15th May, 2021, around 1:00am, arrested four (4) suspected traffic robbers in front of Onireke Division, along Badagry Expressway, Lagos.
The Police operatives attached to Onireke Division of the command, while on Stop and Search at the front of the station, stopped a motorcycle conveying four pasengers. The police searched them and recovered two (2) cutlasses, one jack knife, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, two bottles of ICED intoxicant substance (Hehila) and five (5) suspected stolen phones.
The suspected traffic robbers arrested are 24-years-old Uche Eze , 21-years-old Jamilu Bala, 24-years-old Ernest Bala, and 23-years-old Sheidu Sanni.
The suspects are giving useful information to assist the police in their investigation.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has directed that the suspects be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad, Ikeja, for proper investigation and possible arrest of other members of the gang.
He further directed that the Divisional Police Officer of the area improve on his anti crime strategies to go after the hoodlums who are terrorising the area and eradicate traffic robbery and other forms of criminality in his area of responsibility.