The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on arrested two suspected Awawa cult members in Oko-koto, Agege, hours after foiling a traffic robbery around Otedola Bridge on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway.
The suspects, Rasak Babatunde, m, 22 year-old mechanic and Idowu Wasiu, m, 16-year-old tailor, were arrested at their hideout on Friday.
According to the report, the raid on suspected hideouts and black spots across the state, particularly in Agege and its environs, was part of the proactive strategies to minimize crime in Lagos State
“Some of the areas raided included Isokoko, Oke-Koto, Abattoir, Dopemu, Elere, Oniwaya and Pen Cinema, all in Agege, said by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command
Similarly, a team of the Rapid Response Squad led by CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, Commader RRS, had foiled traffic robbery.
“The team ran into the suspected armed robbers around 11:00 p.m. at Otedola Bridge inward Ojota. The robbers hurridly abandoned their motorcycle, with Registration Number, NND 268 WZ, a toy gun and some dangerous weapons.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered for immediate investigation of the suspects while reiterating his commitment to get Lagos State rid of criminals and hoodlums.
He also admonished members of the public to be sensitive to their environment and be alive to their civic responsibility towards maintenance of law and order and public safety of the state.