Lagos Police Arrest 20-Year-Old Notorious Traffic Robber

…Recover Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

The Lagos State Police Command, Ijora-Badia Division have arrested one Damilare Akinwunmi ‘m’ aged 20, a member of a gang notorious for dispossessing motorists of their belongings around the Pallet area of Ijora-Badia, of the state. 

This was contained in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ikeja-Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin on Thursday.

According to Hundeyin, the suspect was arrested on Monday. 

Luck ran out on the suspect when his victim, whom he had just dispossessed of a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, quickly reported the incident at the nearest police station – Ijora Badia. Swiftly, detectives from the division traced the suspect to his hideout in Monkey Village where he was arrested and the phone recovered, the statement said. 

Damilare, who confessed to having robbed at the same spot several times, is currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation towards arresting other members of the gang.

Suspect(s) will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, has assured residents of Lagos State that efforts are being redoubled towards eradicating all forms of criminality in the state.


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