Two ex-convicts have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) for robbing a passer-by on Olowopopo Way beside Otedola Bridge.
Lagos Police Arrests Two Ex-Convicts, One Other Arrested For Robbery
The two ex-convicts Osazee Festus, aged 33, Matial Anthony, aged 23, and one other, Osinachi Nwachukwu — were arrested in the early hours of Saturday, February 04, 2023.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Lagos State Police command, Benjamin Hundeyin on Tuesday and posted on the command’s Twitter handle.
According to him, the trio, wielding a cutlass, accosted their victim at about 6:20 a.m. and dispossessed him of his Samsung A19 mobile phone.
He said the victim promptly alerted RRS officers close to the scene who swiftly arrested two of the suspects and recovered the phone.
“Investigations following the arrests led to the arrest of the third suspect,” the statement reads.
“Osazee was released from prison on February 02, 2023, after eight months behind bars while Anthony regained freedom in June 2022.
“Meanwhile, Commander of the RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, has transferred the three suspects to the Command Headquarters for further investigations.”
POLICE ARREST TWO EX–CONVICTS, ONE OTHER FOR ROBBERY
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two ex-convicts for robbing a passer-by on Olowopopo Way beside Otedola Bridge.
The suspects — Osazee Festus, aged 33, Matial Anthony, aged 23, both ex-convicts, pic.twitter.com/IjqTwRgaXd
— Lagos State Police Command II (@rrslagos767) February 7, 2023
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