The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday said its operative shave arrested one 32 year old Emmanuel Sunday around Ketu area while he was trying to dispossess a motorist of his mobile phone.
Command’s spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement on Wednesday said the officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) apprehended the man who is said to be an ex-convict while on official duty around the Ketu area of Lagos State.
He added that in the course of interrogation, the suspect confessed that he’s an Ex-convict having arrested by Alapere Police Division for stealing and he was sentenced to three months jail term in Kirikiri Correctional Center.
“The suspect, Emmanuel Sunday aged 32, was apprehended around 8:00 p.m. when RRS officials working undercover spotted him while trying to dispossess a motorist of his mobile phone at Ojota Underbridge.
“Samuel disclosed that he was few months ago arrested by Alapere Police Division for stealing, for which he was sentenced to three month jail term in Kirikiri Correctional Centre.
“Sunday’s arrest came on the heels of strategic deployment of undercover policemen to comb areas with incidences of traffic robbery by the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi.
“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi has directed that the team leave no stone unturned in the arrest of the remaining traffic robbers in the area.