LASTMA arrests three notorious

LASTMA arrests three notorious “one shot” armed robbers; recover your operational vehicle (video/photos)

Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) today arrested three notorious 'one shot' armed robbers at Jubilee Bridge near Abule-Egba area of ​​Lagos.

In a press release issued, the Director of Public Relations and Lighting Department of LASTMA Adebayo Taofiq confirmed that the suspects were arrested by LASTMA personnel along with their operational vehicle, a commercial bus painted 'T4' (APP 406 YE) in the area of return. from Abule-Egba.

''They were arrested immediately, one of them fled with a POS machine before the police arrived. Preliminary investigations revealed that they were notorious “one chance” armed robbers who terrorized the whole of Abule-Egba and its environs. The investigation further revealed that they were being pursued by members of the public after they noticed a man was pushed under their vehicle after stealing their valuables. They drove recklessly to avoid arrest before being caught by LASTMA officials controlling and managing traffic around the Abule-Egba axis.''

Taofiq added that the two suspects were later handed over to officers of the 'Ile-Epo' Police Division for further investigation.

The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr. Bakare Oki Olalekan, however, appealed to members of the public, especially commuters, to be very vigilant and stop boarding commercial buses due to the popularity of the roadside called 'So-le'


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