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IN OKOKOMAIKO: Police apprehends three notorious highway armed robbers

Three notorious armed robbers who specialize in robbing people with motorcycle popular known as ‘Okada’ have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.

The suspects – Kehinde Ramon; Afolabi Ibrahim and Sheriff Ogundeji – specializes in attacking unsuspecting commuters on the highway.

The leader of the gang, Kehinde Ramon was arrested during one of his robbery operations around Okokomaiko, Lagos Mainland.

While parading the trio, the Police chief, Edgal Imohimi said the gang known as notorious highway armed robbers snatches handbags from ladies and they rob people whenever the opportunity presents itself.

Edgal said the arrest and confession of Kehinde Ramon, an ‘Okada rider’ led to the arrest of the other members of the robbery gang. “During Interrogation, he confessed that he is a traffic robbery and he usually operates with members of his gang along Okokomaiko, Pipeline, Igando and Ajangbadi axis.

”Further revelations from the 20-year-old Okada rider gave the Operatives the lead to arrest his other two partners in crime at Odusan street behind Alexander market, Igando,” Edgal said.

The Commissioner also revealed that deadly arms were recovered from the suspects which include; One Italian made pistol, a locally made double barrel pistol, ammunition, and their operational motorcycle.

He added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as the Police concludes investigation.



Idris Aina
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