Police arrest armed robbers on Apongbon bridge, Lagos, recover stolen items


Officers of Ijora Badia Division of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested one Mustapha Mohammed ‘m’ aged 37 and Abdullahi Buba ’m’ aged 20, while escaping with their loot after robbing some Lagosians.

The suspects were arrested following credible information received by the police about an ongoing robbery on Apongbon Bridge, Ebute-Ero. A third suspect, bearing arms shot his way into escaping.

Items recovered from the suspects include one Bajaj motorcycle, one new LG plasma TV, 66 various items ordered online from Jumia, one HP Laptop, one bag of Honeywell flour and one iron cutter.

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The suspects, who confessed to have robbed at the same spot several times, are currently assisting the police in an ongoing investigation to arrest other fleeing members of the gang. Suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigations.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, once again assured Lagosians that the Command would continue to do everything operationally possible to ensure that crime and criminality has no place in Lagos State.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, related this to the press on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

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