The Lagos State Police command has arrested two suspected robbers who have been attacking motorists around Deeper Life Bible Church Bridge in Gbagada, Lagos.
The arrest was confirmed by the Lagos State police command spokesperson, Mr. Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement in Lagos.
According to Mr. Hundeyin, the suspects operated and capitalized on traffic jams to exploit their victims.
During their operations they instilled fear in motorists, distracted them and carted away with phones and other valuable belongings.
Mr. Hundeyin also disclosed that one of the suspects took to his heels upon sighting the policemen and managed to escape the grasp of the police during the clamp down, and efforts are being made to arrest the escaped suspect.
Mr. Hundeyin said, “The suspects were arrested by policemen on routine patrol following credible information received about the presence of suspicious persons on Deeper Life Bible Church Bridge, Gbagada.
“The third suspect took to his heels upon sighting the policemen.
“The suspects are already assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest the third suspect and other members of their gang.”
Mr. Hundeyin also added that the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.