Two serial pickpocket suspects, Sodiq Olagoke, 25, and Lucas Patrick, 26, have been arrested by the by operatives of the Lagos State Taskforce in the early hours of Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
They both confessed to the crime, adding that they make up to ₦80k daily from their pickpocket operations, using commercial vehicle (Danfo) as a front.
The suspects had dispossessed eight unsuspecting commuters of their phones around Oshodi/Ikeja Along axis before they were arrested.
The Taskforce officers who made the arrest said the suspects, who were roaming the area in their Danfo commercial bus, looked suspicious. The driver and the two male passengers seemed uneasy after driving past the officers.