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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 suspects: Abbey Kolawole, (40), Ikenna Eze (30) and Femi (now at large) – had accosted two occupants of a vehicle, who were having private discussions.

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 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.