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Lagos RRS Arrest 3 Vandals, Recover Stolen Mini Bus, Bridge Railings



Lagos RRS Arrest 3 Vandals, Recover Stolen Mini Bus, Bridge Railings

The suspected vandals also abandoned two carts.

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) from the Lagos Police Command have arrested three  suspected vandals in the Tom Jones area of Lagos Island and recovered a mini bus, two carts, and bridge railings.

The vandals were arrested at about 0245hrs on Saturday during RRS operatives’ routine patrol of the area.

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In a statement by the command Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on Tuesday,  August 22, 2023.

The suspects: Faruk Abubakar aged 32, Yusuph Balogun aged 36 and Timothy Dauda aged 49 fled and abandoned a Suzuki mini bus popularly called korope with registration number BDG 315 YA upon sighting the police.

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The suspected vandals also abandoned two carts, bars of aluminum railings that are believed to have been cut from the Third Mainland Bridge, as well as a hammer and a hand saw.

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According to the image maker, their arrest comes on the heels of other recent and similar arrests of vandals made by the CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi-led RRS operatives.

He added that the suspects have since been charged to court.

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