The officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested seven suspects who they claimed have been involved in extorting motorists with Point of Sale (POS) machines.
The suspects who claimed to be on contract with Ikotun-Igando Local Council Development Area in Alimosho Local Government were exposed when one of their victims who was forced to drive to their hiding place was extorted with N41,000 for reportedly not speeding on the Expressway.
This incident happened on Thursday 23rd, January but the vehicle was later released on Friday, 24thJanuary.
However, the suspects were identified as Akinseye Alex (48), Mukaila Atanda (48), Rasak Eko (50) Adedire Olaniyi (40), Chibuzor Eze (26), Aro Dotun (46) and Taiwo Falodun (48).
So, when the RRS officials discovered the hideouts of the suspects, two commercial vehicles and 15 cars were recovered.
Man Jumps Into Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge Lagos
A man, 22, jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge yesterday. The man identified as Daibo Toju Davies resides at 17, Sosanya street, Gbagada.
A report said that he had engaged the services of an Uber taxi from a hospital before the occurrence. He allegedly stopped the Uber on the bridge pretending to be having a running stomach before plunging into the lagoon.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency public affairs officer, Nosa Okunbor said they are making efforts to rescue the man.
“He should be in his mid-twenties. He ordered a car-hailing service from Gbagada to the Island. He deceived the UBER driver that he had a running stomach after which he jumped into the lagoon.
“As I speak with you, the marine unit of the Lagos central zone has been searching for the victim since 11:30 am, but we have not found the body.”
Two luggage with his personal effects and affidavit were discovered on him.
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Police Van Picks Passengers In Lagos
Police van has allegedly been used for commercial purposes in Lagos. This is due to the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly known as Okada and Keke Napep in some parts of Lagos.
This is captured by a Twitter user @caren_diala who captured the moment Lagosian rushed to get a seating space in a police van.
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Policemen Arrest Colleagues For Obtaining Bribe In Lagos (VIDEO)
A video has surfaced online showing some policemen arrested by their colleagues for obtaining bribe.
Also, the officers are attached to the Nigeria Police Special Squad ‘Operation Puff Adder’. So, they stormed the spot in patrol their patrol van and arrested the officers collecting bribe at the Ijesha area of Lagos State.
Watch the video here;