Lagos police arrest ‘one-chance’ syndicate, rescue victim


The Police Command in Lagos State said it has arrested two members of a syndicate, who specialised in robbing unsuspecting passengers with their cars.

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The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

Hundeyin identified the suspects as Folashade Sholagbe 36, a female and Seun Oke 29, male.

He said that the suspects were arrested on Thursday at the Ikeja area of the state, after their victim raised an alarm.

“Eagle-eyed officers of Iju Division arrested the suspects following their victim’s scream for help,” he said.

The image-maker said that the suspects used to pick up unsuspecting passengers with intent to rob them of their valuables.

“The suspects specialised in picking their victims with their Corolla car at 7up by Tollgate,” he said.