3 Traffic Robbers, Ridwan Imran, Lukman Abiodun and Abdulahi Isa, Arrested in Lagos

The Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) arrested 3 male suspects of traffic robbery who are aged between ages 18 and 20, in Agege area of the state, on the night of Tuesday, January 19, 2022.


The 3 suspects during interrogation, gave their names as Ridwan Imran (20), Lukman Abiodun (18) and Abdulahi Isa (18). They confessed to have attacked a pedestrian, who gave gis name as Yusuph Ahmed, smashed a bottle on his head and dispossessed him of ₦100,000, three mobile phones and a wristwatch.


Commander, Rapid Response Squad, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who confirmed the incident via a statement, disclosed that the incident happened around 9pm. He also disclosed that some members which are about three in number are still are large.


In his statement, CSP Egbeyemi said;

“The suspects harassed and chased him to Agege Stadium, smashed a bottled on his head, pushed him inside the drainage and dispossessed him of a hundred thousand naira, three mobile phones and a wristwatch all estimated at over ₦600,000.


“The Commander, Rapid Response Squad, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who intercepted a distress call from the area about traffic robbery, directed the Decoy Team to the scene where three of the principal suspects were chased and arrested while others escaped.


“Preliminary investigations by the team resulted in the recovery of one of the victim’s three mobile phones from where it was hidden.”



Recounting his ordeal, the victim said;

“I was summoned by one of my customers, who had given me ₦100,000:00 to refurbish a Sienna car. I got to Isheri – Berger Garage where they (pointing to Ridwan Imran and Lukman Abiodun) ordered me to give them money for food.


“I pleaded with them that I had no money on me. Within a twinkle of an eye, they mobilized their colleagues, apparently lurking around.


“They were about six in number. I had to flee. They chased me from Isheri – Berger Garage to Agege stadium. They beat me ceaselessly and broke a bottle on my head.


“I was lucky, their leaders were arrested right there by RRS men. It was as if God answered my prayers. I had given up hope of surviving it”


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