By Alex Olise
Operatives of the Lagos State Command have arrested two suspected car snatchers along Egbeda Road, shortly after they snatched a Toyota Corolla 2000 model with registration number LND-664-GF.
Spokesperson for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, a Superintendent of Police (SP), who confirmed the incident to newsmen said, “Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected car snatchers along Egbeda road shortly after they snatched a Toyota Corolla 2000 model marked LND-664-GF.”
According to him “The suspects, Abiodun Nurudeen ‘m’ aged 36 and Anthony Richard ‘m’ aged 45, both recently released on May 05, 2022, and June 04, 2022, respectively from Ikoyi Correctional facility, were arrested following a tip off from civic-minded members of the public.”
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He said preliminary investigation reveals that the vehicle was snatched around Lekki, Lagos State.
“While investigation is ongoing, the owner of the vehicle is hereby urged to come forward with proof of ownership to claim the vehicle. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation,” Hundeyin added.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, once again assures Lagos residents that the Command will continue to do everything operationally possible to ensure the safety and security of all residents of the State.
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