Police Arrest Three Fraudsters In Lagos
The suspect were intercepted by operatives of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), in Opebi, Ikeja following a tip-off and handed over to the RRS.
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Saturday arrested three suspects for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public while disguising themselves as driver and passengers.
The Lagos State Police Command Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed said the suspect were intercepted by operatives of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), in Opebi, Ikeja following a tip-off and handed over to the RRS.
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Preliminary investigations reveal that the suspects: Dele Olawale ‘m’ aged 52, Remi Ogunleye ‘m’ aged 45 and Kole Akintunjoye ‘m’ aged 40 reside in Ogun State but resume in Lagos daily to prey on unsuspecting passengers.
He said the gang, operating in a Volkswagen Golf, with registration number KRD 998 DE act like total strangers to one another to disarm their victim. They carry out their nefarious activities mostly in Lagos Island, Lekki and Ikoyi.
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The spokesperson said the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, had directed the Commander, RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, to transfer the suspects transferred the case to the State Headquarters for further investigations.