The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspected members of a syndicate that engage in vandalising and selling of vehicle parts in the state.
Suspects Arrested, Arraigned By Lagos Police For Vandalising, Stealing Cars Parts
This was confirmed in a statement issued on Monday, September 12 by the Spokesman of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin and posted on his official twitter handle.
Hundeyin said the suspects were arrested last Wednesday during a patrol in the Surulere area of the state.
According to him, the suspects, who were mechanic apprentices in the neighbourhood, were arrested after a series of reports about their criminal activities.
Hundeyin said, “The suspects were arrested on Wednesday September 7, 2022 after a report was received that three Mercedes Benz SUVs brought in for repairs at a mechanic workshop were vandalised and their brain boxes and oil pumps stolen.
“The suspects, Sodiq Odugbade, 20, Aliyu Yusufa, 20, Ayinla Aliaminu 21, and Ayomide Ogunshiyi, 18, who were mechanic apprentices in the neighborhood have given useful information to the police. Efforts are on to arrest the receivers of these stolen items. The arrested suspects have since been arraigned.”
POLICE ARREST BRAIN-BOX THIEVES
Police operatives attached to Surulere Division have arrested four members of a syndicate that specialize in vandalizing and selling vehicle parts.
The suspects were arrested on Wednesday September 7, 2022 after a report was received pic.twitter.com/gOKQnV9PNZ
— Lagos State Police Command (@LagosPoliceNG) September 12, 2022
The command’s image maker quoted the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, as assuring residents of the relentless efforts of officers and men of the command to bring crime to the barest minimum in the state.
In other news, Kanyi Daily had reported that the Ogun State Police command arrested six suspected cultists attempting to kill a traditional ruler sent by his son.
The suspects confessed to the police that they were sent by the son of the traditional ruler to eliminate him because of an unresolved issue the king has been having with his mother.