INSIDEMAINLAND – The officials of the Rapid Response Squad have arrested seven suspected traffic robbers following complaints about their illicit activities.
Three of the suspects identified as Anifowoshe Kolawole (20), Patrick Ameke (21) and John Britto (27) were arrested at Ikeja City Mall.
Four others, Segun Peters (22), Kabiru Odeh (25), Nurudeen Suraj (22) and Dennis Ikuvbogie (24), were arrested at Mile 2 Park with the help of members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers.
This development was disclosed in a statement issued by the RRS and obtained by InsideMainland.
The statement read in part, “The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, had on a tip-off on the activities of traffic robbers in Mile 2 this afternoon deployed plain cloth policemen in the area to monitor and arrest the suspects.
“The NURTW members had hounded down the four suspects before the officers got there. The suspects were thereafter handed over to the police team for investigation and prosecution.
“One of the suspects, Nurudeen Suraj, was a week ago arrested and detained at Agboju Police Station.
He explained that he was released from prison two months ago.