Two suspected armed robbers nabbed in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), have arrested two armed robbery suspects along Akowonjo Road, Alimosho on Monday, August 9.

Spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu said, the suspects Samuel Akabueze, ‘m’, (31yrs), of 34, Valentine Obasi Street, Idimu Road, and Onuoha Joshua, ‘m’, (37yrs), of 52, Yusuf Street, Ipaja, both from Imo State were intercepted while driving a suspected stolen Lexus SUV (LSD 666 GK), suspiciously along Akowonjo Road by the RRS operatives who trailed them to the point of arrest at Egbeda area of the State.

”They are suspected to belong to a dare devil armed robbery gang responsible for the spate of armed robbery in Gowon Estate, Festac, Lekki and other areas in the State.”he said

A locally-made pistol with two (2) rounds of live ammunition, four (4) ATM cards, consisting of Eco & Access banks, charms, BRT cowry card, two different keys of another different Lexus SUV and a motorcycle were recovered from them and they confessed to being members of the Aye Confraternity.

He added that the Commander of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi has immediately transferred the two suspects to the Special Squad of the Command for further discreet investigation in line with the directive of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu.

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