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Police arrest leader of robbery gang operating in Alausa and environs

By Chris Odogwu
Publish on February 01, 2019

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The Police have arrested the leader of a 5-man robbery gang in the Alausa area of Lagos State. Find out the identity of the suspect and how he was arrested!

Residents and commuters who frequent Alausa and Berger areas of Lagos have a cause to smile as the Police have arrested the leader a gang that constantly robbed people in those areas with the aid of a tricycle popularly referred to as Keke.

The 5-man gang used to steal belongings of unsuspecting passengers, and zoomed off before they were figured out.

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Robbery in Nigeria has long been a serious issue

The gang leader who was identified as Chinedu met his waterloo last week, after he and his members robbed a young lady. They made away with her jewelry, phone and some cash. Although they weren’t arrested immediately, unknown to them, they were being tracked by the Police.

Following the tracking location signals, the Police were able to find their location, and their leader was arrested.

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The leader of commuter robber gang has been arrested

In accordance with workings of the law, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspect be transferred to SARS for thorough investigation. This is proof of the commitment of the Police to curb robbery and other crimes in Lagos State.

Naijauto.com advises commuters to be careful and vigilant as they go about their activities in the city in order not to fall victim to robbery.

Chris Odogwu

Chris Odogwu is a freelance Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication (Public Relations and Advertising major) from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.