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Suspected Robbers Escaping With Looted Items Arrested By Lagos Police

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The Lagos State Police Command have arrested the trio of Usman Mohammed, Azeez Adeleke and Solomon Odiya for alledged robbery.

The three suspected robbers were arrested by officers of Alausa division while escaping with looted items.

The suspects were arrested at about 2045hrs on Sunday, June 19, 2022 following a distress call received by the police about an ongoing robbery attack at Mobolaji Johnson Ikeja. 

Items recovered from the suspects include one Tecno mobile phone, one dagger and N5,400 cash.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said preliminary investigations reveal that the suspects have previously operated in the area a couple of times, snatching belongings of unsuspecting passers-by.

He said the suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigations.

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has assured Lagosians that the command would continue to do everything operationally possible to ensure safety of life and property in the State.    

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