Olusegun Ariyo

Notorious Kingpin that was said to be on the wanted list of the Lagos state police command is said to be among those arrested in Mushin.

Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement stated that operatives of the Rapid Response squad stormed the criminal hideout in Mushin area of the state where it was able to arrest some deadly gang and other suspected armed robbers whose names are yet to be released by the command as it commences an investigation.

The PPRO stated: “the RRS operatives who operated in Mushin and other part of the state on mainland over the weekend also impounded 29 motorcycles as part of the onslaught against criminal and lawlessness in the state

The Operation was a follow up to an earlier discreet investigation by the squad’s decoy team to Eko Boys High School with a location at Showumi Street and itire road, all in Mushin.

He said the impoundment of 29 motorcycles during the weekend was to reduce the reported incidences of traffic robbery and in the enforcement of the restriction order of the state government on the corridor for a motorcyclist.

Adejobi stated that the motorcycles were impounded on Bus Rapid Transport lane popularly known as (BRT) lane in Ikeja along ile zik as well as Allen junction, which are restricted, routes for motorcycles.

Meanwhile, the command said the case of one peter Arinola, AKA blood, that was arrested with an English pistol at empire area of Surulere recently while he was threatening and harassing a commercial sex worker as contained in the command press statement dated 14th February 2021, the Lagos state police command have arrested additional two suspected armed robbers in connection with the case as arm and ammunition were recovered from them.

The statement put further that the suspects were arrested by the police operatives attached to Idimu division at the heals of the enhanced intelligence emplaced by Surulere and idimu division with a view to apprehending the suspects who are still suspected to have some arm in their possession.

“The suspect’s sheriff Shonibare AKA Stainless and Quadri Ayotuga AKA Sugar were arrested in Idimu during a stop and search operation on 23rd, Friday 2021, as a follow up to the intelligence adding that they are assisting the police in their investigation as many revelations are being made.

The commissioner of police has directed Rapid response Squad, with other investigation units to conclude investigations on the kingpin and others arrested in Mushin while the motorcycles are charged to mobile court Oshodi with immediate effects adding that commitment to sustain the due enforcement of all laws in Lagos state including covid-19 protocols and traffic regulations, the statement read!    

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