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Lagos police rescues victim from “one-chance” syndicate

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Police Command say they have caught two members of a gang whose speciality was robbing unknowing passengers with their cars. The command’s official spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, reported the arrest on his verified Twitter account on Thursday. Hundeyin named the culprits as Folashade Sholagbe, a woman of 36, and Seun Oke, a Read More…

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30-year-old man arrested in Ketu for alleged armed robbery

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A 30-year-old man was detained by members of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) for allegedly carrying out an armed robbery in the Ketu neighbourhood of Lagos. This is stated in a statement that was published on its official Twitter account on Thursday. The culprit, a resident of 21, Taiwo Street, off Chinatown Ogudu, was Read More…

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LASTMA apprehends 2 suspected ‘one chance’ robbers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Two alleged “one chance” armed robbers were arrested by LASTMA officers in Ikate, Lekki-Ajah, Lagos. This was revealed in Lagos on Sunday by LASTMA’s General Manager, Mr. Bolaji Oreagba, via the authority’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr. Taofiq Adebayo. Oreagba revealed that the suspects were apprehended by the Agency’s patrol team when they were on Read More…

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Lagos police arrest 7 traffic thieves at Mile 12

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Police in Lagos State say they have apprehended seven criminals who they say terrorised drivers on the Ketu-Ikorodu Expressway in the Kosofe neighbourhood. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesman, announced the arrests on Friday through his verified Twitter account. According to Hundeyin, five individuals were apprehended on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock while they were Read More…

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Police arrests suspected ‘one chance’ syndicate in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A three-man syndicate that specialises in duping innocent passengers in commercial vehicles has been arrested. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, PRO for Lagos State Police Command on Saturday listed the suspects arrested to be: Abiodun Bamidele, aged 48, Olumide Faleye, aged 45 and a female suspect, Toyin Adekoya, aged 49. He said the suspects were arrested around Read More…

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Police arraigns 28-year-old man for theft of generator, TV set

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Oluwafemi Ogunleye, a 28-year-old man, has been arraigned by the police in Lagos State on Monday at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for theft. Oluwafemi, whose address is unknown, is facing a one-count charge of stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty. ASP Clement Okuoimose, the prosecutor, informed the court that the defendant had committed the Read More…

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Lagos Suspects Arraigned For Damaging, Stealing Car Parts

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The arrest of four suspected members of a syndicate that partake in damaging and selling vehicle parts in the state has been confirmed by The Lagos State Police Command. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the state Police Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Monday, said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday during a patrol in the Surulere area of the state. He Read More…

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Third Mainland Bridge traffic robber nabbed by police

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A suspected traffic robber, Charles Igbadoh, notorious for dispossessing motorists of their belongings at the Ilubirin end of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command. The spokesperson for the Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, announced the arrest in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Lagos. Read More…

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Lagos police arrest serial narcotic poisoner-robber

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Detectives of the Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Ifeanyi Odieze Ezenagu ‘m’ aged 34 for allegedly robbing six women of their belongings. According to a statement issued by police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspect robbed the women of their 3 iPhones 12, 2 iPhones 11 Pro Max, 1 Read More…

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Police raid black spots in Lagos, arrest 720 suspected criminals

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, carried out simultaneous raids on areas believed to be harbouring criminals and hoodlums, across the 14 area commands in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement issued in Lagos, said that 720 suspects were arrested, with various weapons and substances suspected to Read More…