The Rapid Response Squad, RRS of the Lagos State Police Command has two motor bike robbery gang in Ajah and Mushin areas of the state.
The suspects: Muyideen Adegboye, 25, a furniture maker in Idi Oro, Mushin and Idris Farouk, 26, an okada rider in Ikate Area were arrested in separate incidents while using motorcycles to rob.
Muyideen Adegboye was arrested at about 3:00 a.m. with a stolen keke and two live cartridges while his other gang member escaped leaving behind the motorcycle the gang used for operation.
Farouk on his part was arrested at Ikate Roundabout around 4:35 a.m. after he and his gang member on okada with the aid of a cutlass, robbed one Samsudeen Abiola of his phone and money.
According to Adegboye in his statement to the police, ‘we went to Alasalatu, Mushin to steal tricycle. This is the fourth time I would be following my colleague, Seyi to steal keke.. We use motor bike to rob very early in the morning and at night.
“We sell the keke at Idi-Oro, Mushin. We sell them for N50, 000. Seyi was the one who invited me into the business. I met him at the ghetto. He is the one who owns the gun that we use during operations. I hold extra live cartridges for him while we operate. Whenever there is need for it, he collects them from me.