Governor Sanwo-Olu hailed ASP Erhabor for displaying high level of professionalism and calmness by restraining himself from taking laws into his hands, despite being assaulted while trying to arrest Ebhomenyen for driving against traffic.
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The operational squad, led by the Commander of the RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, nabbed the six traffic robbery kingpins around Iddo Bridge, Ijora Olopa, Ojota and Ketu.
The accident occurred along Burga-Yelwa Duguri road in Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area of the state when the State governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed was on a project inspection tour in the LGA.
The arrest came on the heels of the four-day surveillance on black spots in Oshodi and Alausa (Ketu), with a view to weeding out criminals in the areas, where it was reliably gathered that the suspects pretend to be load carriers in Oshodi, but abscond with travellers’ loads at dawn and at night.
The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad during one of the command’s undercover operations around Ikeja Area, arrested three suspected traffic robbers at Agidingbi, Ikeja, at about 11.30pm on December 22, 2020.
The reaction of the RRS team followed a distress call received from the owner of the car, which was snatched by three armed men operating in a tricycle.
The CP spoke on Wednesday while reiterating that Lagos State will be policed with robust intelligence.
It was set on fire in the early hours of Tuesday
The arrest by the Decoy Team of the RRS a few days ago, was based on the intelligence it received on the activities of a fraud syndicate based in Lagos
The Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, had in the wake of the attempt by an unknown individual to blackmail Waka Queen, Alhaja Salawa Abeni, sometime in April 2020, directed the Commander, RRS, Deputy Commissioner of Police Olatunji Disu, to fish out the suspect
Oke-Osanyintolu made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria after putting out the fire, which lasted for some hours on Friday in Lagos
The Founder of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo; Founder of Victorious Army International Ministries, Dr. Joseph Agboli, and many others in Lagos, Ogun and Osun States held services last Sunday with the usual large crowd in attendance
This was revealed on Thursday by the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, while briefing the press
The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday
An unrepentant suspect who had been arrested and charged for Pickpocketing and Stealing in 2017 by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, Tunde Ajeigbe, was again rearrested by RRS for a similar offence.
The suspects: Abbey Kolawole, (40), Ikenna Eze (30) and Femi (now at large) – had accosted two occupants of a vehicle, who were having private discussions.
The suspects: Alex Obinyan (39), cleaner; and Ayuba Samson (29), car washer, were arrested after they had sold the Cuban Diamond neck chain and Frank Muller wrist watch for N6 million and N4 million respectively in Lagos and Abuja.
A five-member gang of real estate scammers, who were about to fraudulently lease out someone else’s duplex in Lekki Phase 2 to a house seeker for N4.5 million, were on Wednesday arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command at the point of exchange of money and keys.
The Governor, who was at Sangotedo and Surulere Shoprite malls and stores to have a first-hand assessment on the level of destruction of the facilities, described it as “enormous”
The suspects, Issa Jidda (15), Alli Jumah (19) and Adamu Mohammed (22), were arrested on Sunday around 8:46pm around Olowopopo Way, Ikeja after robbing two ladies in Agidingbi, Ikeja and Isheri.