The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have busted a robbery gang in Mushin, Lagos Mainland following the arrest of a member of the gang.
The suspect, Muyideen Adegboye, a furniture maker in Idi Oro, Mushin was apprehended by the operatives while using a motorcycle to rob.
Muyideen Adegboye was arrested at about 3:00 a.m. with a stolen keke and two live cartridges while his other gang member escaped leaving behind the motorcycle the gang used for operation, the Police said.
In his confessional statement, Adegboye said: “We went to Alasalatu, Mushin to steal tricycle. This is the fourth time I would be following my colleague, Seyi to steal keke. We use motor bike to rob very early in the morning and at night.
“We sell the keke at Idi-Oro, Mushin. We sell them for N50, 000. Seyi was the one who invited me into the business. I met him at the ghetto. He is the one who owns the gun that we use during operations. I hold extra live cartridges for him while we operate. Whenever there is need for it, he collects them from me.”
Confirming the arrest, the Police PRO, ASP Olarinde Famous – Cole said that police were on the heels of other members of the gang. He added that the suspect has been transferred to FSARS for further investigation.