The Lagos State Police has made mention that they have made an arrest of eight suspected traffic robbers in the Ketu area.
Muyiwa Adejobi, who is the public relations officer of the state forces has started five of the suspects were arrested on Thursday, February 11, 2021, around 10.30 pm by the Rapid Response Squad around the Motorways end of Ketu.
While he also added that the remaining three suspects were caught by another RRS patrol team around 6 am the following day at the same spot they operated in that particular area.
“One of the suspects, Amos Abayomi, who was arrested with a machete on Friday, February 12, 2021, in Ketu, disclosed that he used to rob in traffic with a syndicate, especially in the morning and at night.
“He further explained that there were instances where motor boys working in Ajelogo park, Ketu, would use their trucks to block the highway at dawn, thereby creating artificial traffic so that they could feast on motorists and commuters held in traffic.
“Abayomi, who had dispossessed a young lady of her Tecno Spak 4 phone, shortly before he was arrested, also disclosed that he handed over the phones he collected to one of his colleagues, Akube (now at large) before he was arrested,”