A Taxi driver who conveys food items like yams, Tomatots, plantain, watermelon has been reportedly robbed in Ajao area of Lagos.
The driver was said to have be taking the food items to the market when some unknown persons attacked the driver in Ajao Estate area along Airport road in Lagos and made away with some of the food stuff he had in his cab.
You could call that OsmekNews had reported earlier that, the Residents of Alakuko to Ijaiye axis of Sango-Otta in Ogun State, have resorted to self defense over incessant robberies in the area since the lockdown started.
It was gathered that the robbery incidents started on Thursday 9th April, 2020, and happens intermittently during day and night.
This development comes even as the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had met with tactical commanders and heads of various units at the command, charging them to deal with suspected robbers who have taken to robbing residents in various parts of the state during the lockdown.
According to Elkana Bala, the command’s spokesperson who confirmed arret of the suspects identified as Toheeb Sanisi, 21, and Adewale Adeshina, 24, one locally made revilver pistol and one cutlass were recovered from the suspects.
The spokesperson also noted that the command had also arrested 92 suspected cultists in different parts of the state.
He said: “ Lagos State Police command, on April 12, at 12:25 a.m., acting on credible information, operatives from Ikorodu Police Station supported by SARS operatives deployed by the Commissioner of Police arrested one Toheeb Sanusi and Adewale Adeshina, around Benson area Ikorodu.
“ One locally made revolver pistol and one cutlass were recovered from them. The suspects confessed that they were in the area to rob unsuspecting members of the public. Investigation is ongoing, the suspects will soon be charged to Court.
“ The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc has given Commanders of tactical units in Lagos State a clear instruction do deal decisively with armed hoodlums daring the collective will of the to rob in any part of the State during the lockdown. ”
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Lockdown: Vehicle Conveying Food items attacked , robbed pic.twitter.com/fUaGwmOZZ9
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