Police nab notorious highway traffic robbers in Lagos (Photos)
- The two robbers were caught with some of what they had stolen that day
- The two suspects were arrested on Friday, September 22 night on the ekki-Epe expressway
- The men were handed over to the nearest police station in the area
The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has announced the arrest of some men who specialize in highway traffic robbery.
According to a statement by the unit, the men were caught in the act on the Lekki-Epe expressway on Friday, September 22.
The statement read: "Late yesterday was their day of reckoning. They had held sway robbing and dispossessing road users and passers-by of their valuables.
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"Two of the traffic robbers terrorising Jakande in Lekki - Epe Expressway were caught in the act yesterday night at close to 10:00 p.m.
"The arrest was sequel to days of monitoring queues of traffic by Rapid Response Squad Officers on the axis to nab the criminals.
"The suspects have been handed over to Base 129, the closest police station to the scene along with exhibits recovered from them."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported recently that five shrines in Ikorodu allegedly belonging to the dreaded cult group Badoo were destroyed by the Lagos state police command.
As part of efforts to rid the Ikorodu communities of the cult group, Edgar Imohimi, the state commissioner of police, led a team of police officers and bulldozers to the Agbowa area of the community.
The development was made public by the Command on Wednesday, September 20.
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