Following sustained sundry crimes surveillance patrols across suspected flash points in Lagos, the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), have arrested two armed robbers at the wee hours of Monday, 9 August, 2021, along Akowonjo Road, Alimosho.
The suspects are: Samuel Akabueze, male, 31 years of 34, Valentine Obasi Street, Idimu Road; and Onuoha Joshua, male, 37 years of 52, Yusuf Street, Ipaja, both in Alimosho area of Lagos State.
The suspects who are both from Imo State were arrested for driving a Lexus jeep (LSD 666 GK), suspiciously along Akowonjo Road by the RRS operatives who trailed them to the point of arrest after suspecting them of underhand dealings.
Exhibits found on them include a locally made gun with two rounds of ammunition, four ATM cards, consisting of Eco & Access Banks, charms, BRT cowry card, two different keys of another different Lexus SUV and a motorcycle.
Upon interrogation they were found to be notorious criminals perpetrating series of robbery across different locations in Lagos.
They both confessed to be members of ‘Aye Confraternity’.
The Commander of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Chief Superintendent of Police, has immediately transferred the two suspects to the Lagos State Command for discreet investigation in line with the directive of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu.