Thief arrested between Lagos-Ibadan road while robbing commuters

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Thief arrested between Lagos-Ibadan road while robbing commuters

Ogun State police said on Thursday that they detained one Blessing Adedeji robbery gangster while trapping the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway commuters.

The State Police Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told police officers that the attacker was sighted by gridlock targeting passengers of a Toyota Camry car with a knife.

Oyeyemi added that the suspect later succeeded in dispossessing one Monsurat Ologundudu of her Tecno Camon-12 phone valued at N48,000 and a purse containing N3,000.

He explained that the suspect took to his heels on sighting the policemen, but he was given a hot chase and apprehended by the cops.

The statement read in part, “Men of the Ogun State Police Command on Sunday, November 24, 2019, arrested one Blessing Adedeji, a member of a robbery syndicate that specialises in robbing commuters of their belongings on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

“The suspect was arrested by policemen on surveillance patrol of the Magboro area of the expressway led by the DPO, Ibafo Division, SP Abiodun Ayinde.

Thief arrested between Lagos-Ibadan road while robbing commuters

Thief arrested between Lagos-Ibadan road while robbing commuters

“The suspect was sighted by the policemen in the gridlock occasioned by the construction work going on attacking the occupants of a Toyota Camry car with a knife and had succeeded in dispossessing one Monsurat Ologundudu of her Tecno Camon-12 phone valued at N48,000 and a purse containing the sum of N3,000.

“On sighting the policemen, he took to his heels but was chased and apprehended. The stolen items were recovered from him and released to the owner.”

The PPRO added that the Commissioner of the State Police, Keneth Ebrimson, had requested that a suspect be transferred immediately for discreet investigation to the special anti-robber unit.

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