Police Arrest Two Highway Robbers in Lagos, Arrest Another with Charms

Police Arrest Two Highway Robbers in Lagos, Arrest Another with Charms

By Izunna Okafor

The Lagos State Police Command, through its Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit has arrested two suspected notorious highway robbers along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State.

This was made known in statement released by spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who also gave the identities of the suspects as: Tunde Ramoni male (aged 21), and Adepoju Samuel, male (aged 34).

According to him, Tunde Ramoni, who hails from Ibadan, Oyo State, was arrested at Ojota; while Adepoju Samuel who hails Ogbomosho, Oyo State, was caught in the act, while robbing a motorist with unregistered motorcycle (Okada) around Tipper Area, Ketu, Lagos State.

CSP Adejobi further disclosed that during the course of investigation, it was revealed that Tunde Ramoni was once arrested with a gang of 'Pick Pocketers' in 2019 and was convicted to 6 months imprisonment.

On his own py, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed that the 2 suspects be transferred to the Command's Special Squad, Ikeja, for more discreet investigation.


In a related development, police operatives attached to Apapa Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday, June 16, also arrested one Ibrahim Abidun, 26, at Agbomalu Apapa, Lagos State, with two (2) locally-made pistols. Other items recovered from him include two (2) live cartridges, assorted charms, and weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.

Reacting to the development, the state's Commissioner of Police has also ordered that the suspect be transferred to the Command's Special Squad, Ikeja, for proper investigation and possible prosecution.