Police arrest ‘one-chance’ syndicate, rescue victim in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two members of a group that specialised in robbing unsuspecting passengers with their cars.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesperson, confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter profile on Thursday.

Hundeyin identified the suspects as Folashade Sholagbe 36, a female and Seun Oke 29, male.

He said that the suspects were arrested on Thursday at the Ikeja area of the state, after their victim raised an alarm.

“Eagle-eyed officers of Iju Division arrested the suspects following their victim’s scream for help,” he said.

The image-maker said that the suspects used to pick up unsuspecting passengers with intent to rob them of their valuables.

“The suspects specialised in picking their victims with their Corolla car at 7up by Toll gate,” he said.