A young Nigerian, whose name could not be ascertained at the time of this report, was arrested in the evening of Thursday, July 12, while trying to pick the pocket of an official of the Rapid Response Squad.
The RRS confirmed the incident and released the photograph of the alleged robber on its social media handle.
The security agency said the unnamed man would be well fed, and spend the night with its officials before he is transferred on Friday, July 13, for possible prosecution.
“This lad just picked the pocket of an undercover RRS officer on surveillance duty around Alausa Ikeja.
“He was caught in the act and arrested. He will be spending the night with us and we will make sure he’s well served food before his transfer tomorrow,” the terse statement said.
Legit.ng earlier learnt how the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Ogun state chapter, arrested the general overseer of the God’s Favour Ministry, Iba, Lagos state, Daniel Onwugbufor, and an accomplice, Israel Animashaun, for alleged car snatching.
Onwugbufor and Animashaun were arrested on February 1 after the police traced a stolen car to the pastor.
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Speaking with journalists on Sunday, the Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that during interrogation, Animashaun confessed that he and two others snatched the vehicle at gun point in Ajah, Lagos state, and took it to the pastor who helps them sell such stolen items.
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