The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, announce that he has a commitment to rid Lagos of armed robbers and cultists through Community Policing strategies.
The police chief made the assertion on Saturday while giving instructions on Police Communication Network to officers and men of the command on the need to take the battle against armed robbery and cultism to all corners of the state.
While briefing CP Odumosu on their achievements the commander RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi and the Divisional Police Officer, Akodo Division, Ajah, respectively informed that their teams arrested 10 suspected armed robbers and 2 Aiye Confraternity members at various locations in the state.
RRS operatives on patrol in Lekki, in the early hours of Friday 1st January, 2021, arrested two suspected robbers operating on motorcycle and eight (8) suspected criminals in their various hideouts.
The suspected robbers are Hussein Hudu (23) and Ibrahim Bello (25) while one Adamu Zango (35), still at large, viciously attacked and stabbed one Robert at the back around 4am on Friday in a bid to dispossess him of his bag and mobile phones.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the trio connived, converged and lodged at Obalende area in preparation for their robbery operation.
Items recovered from the robbery suspects include two knives and a motorcycle with Registration Number AGL 808 QL
The CP reaffirms the Lagos State of his zero tolerance for crimes and social vices, especially Cultism, which he described as the root of all violent crimes.
“No room for armed robbers and cultists in Lagos,” he said