Apart from incessant gridlock, one other problem often faced by motorists in Lagos State is traffic robbery. Almost every year, we hear a lot of drivers and passengers complaining of getting robbed by armed men in Lagos traffic. Just this week again, a Lagos lawyer showed on Twitter how traffic robbers broke his car window in an attack. The lawyer expressed his shock as he shows gratitude for surviving the life-threatening incident in traffic gridlock.
A lawyer has revealed that traffic robbers broke his car window and tried to steal his phone in Lagos traffic
As you can see in the above photos, the armed traffic robbers destroyed the windows of the lawyer’s car. in fact, the Lagos lawyer claimed that the robbers had weapons and even threatened to shoot him. The lawyer also disclosed that his aunt was inside the vehicle when the traffic robbers attacked them. He narrated that one of the robbers initially took his phone after breaking the car window. Fortunately, the lawyer said that he later summoned courage and snatched back the phones from the robber. In fact, he even grabbed the thief’s handkerchief by mistake.
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Lagos' lawyer narrates how he snatched back his phones from traffic robbers that broke his car windows
Traffic robbers are undeniably becoming a serious menace in Lagos State. It is quite unfortunate that the Lagos government has not been able to do much as regards this issue. Too many Lagosians have been witnessing incessant traffic robberies and it's fast becoming a security threat. As a matter of fact, many people are now trying to get pepper spray while others are even wishing to have a pistol. It would be nice if more police officers can be deployed to strategic roads where traffic gridlock often occurs in Lagos.