By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Five suspected traffic robbers have been nabbed in Lagos as the State Command put machinery in motion to arrest the menace during the ember months.
The suspects identified as Olasunkanmi Oyewole, Quadri Lawal, Abraham Olateju, Tunde Bello and Olagoke Adewole, according to report were arrested by police operatives attached to Ketu Division on 9th and 12th October 2020 after they had robbed 2 different men (names withheld) at Ketu end of Lagos/Ibadan expressway.
The Commisioner of Police Lagos State Command, Hakeem Odumosu, dropped the hint Tuesday while addressing some officers at the command Headquarters, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, in preparation for police operational activities during the ember months.
He disclosed that the Command has set machineries in motion to go after and ostracize traffic robbers who harass and rob innocent Lagosians in the traffic within the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a release made available to journalists stated that Odumosu charged the officers and men of the command to brace up immediately and provide adequate security for all and sundry despite the ongoing protests across the state.
Odumosu also ordered that the cases be thoroughly investigated and recover the arms the hoodlums use for operations.
He also charged other Divisional Police Officers in the command to implement all the designed anti crime strategies by the command to curb traffic robbery and other crimes and criminality in their areas, even after the ember months.