Lagos Police Arrest Suspected Traffic Robber Posing As Street Beggar


LAGOS NOVEMBER 15TH *NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos State Police Command arrested a traffic robber simply identified as Ali at Ikate in the Lekki area of the state on Tuesday while posing as a street beggar.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, November 15. The statement read, “A notorious traffic robber, one Ali ‘m’, has been arrested in the Ikate area of Lekki, Lagos State.

“The suspect was arrested while carrying out his nefarious activities on Tuesday, November 14, through the combined efforts of residents and the police.” According to Hundeyin, preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect who posed as a beggar on Lekki-Epe Expressway, terrorised unsuspecting motorists and robbed them of their cash and valuables under the threat of violence.

The suspect will be arraigned after the conclusion of the investigation, the statement said, Credit: X| LagosPoliceNG

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