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Lagos Police nab three robbery suspects, unravel crime ring network

The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended three individuals linked to an armed robbery incident involving the theft of N3.2 million and a vehicle from a woman. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Command’s spokesperson affirmed that the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) successfully tracked down and apprehended the suspects. Hundeyin revealed, “The gang, led by Sheriff Owolabi, Read More…

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Court acquits and discharges defendant in gunpoint robbery case due to lack of evidence

In a recent development at the Ikeja Special Offences Court, a significant legal verdict was reached. Mr. Opeyemi Oladele, who had been facing charges of robbing a woman at gunpoint, was acquitted and discharged of all accusations by Justice Mojisola Dada. Justice Dada, in delivering her judgment, cited a critical failure on the part of Read More…

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Ikeja High Court reserves hearing on plea bargain for suspected robbers

On Monday, an Ikeja High Court scheduled November 8 as the date to hear the plea bargain of three alleged robbers: Abolaji Kehinde, Tunde Jamiu, and Uche John. They are facing charges of conspiracy and armed robbery. Mrs. Uche Onoha, the defence counsel, informed the court that the first defendant had passed away while in Read More…

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Lagos police rescues victim from “one-chance” syndicate

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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LASTMA apprehends 2 suspected ‘one chance’ robbers

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

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

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

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

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…