Two ex-convicts have been arrested by police officers attached to the Lagos Ex-convicts arrested for snatching car in Lagos Police Command for snatching a car along Egbeda Road on Sunday, July 24, 2022.
The suspects, identified as Abiodun Nurudeen aged 36 and Anthony Richard aged 45, stole a Toyota Corolla 2000 model with registration number LND-664-GF.
It was gathered that Abiodun Nurudeen was released on May 05, 2022 while Anthony Richard was released on June 04, 2022 from Ikoyi Correctional facility.
The duo were arrested following a tip off from civic-minded members of the public.
Confirming the arrest, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said preliminary investigation reveals that the vehicle was snatched around Lekki, Lagos State. While investigation is ongoing, the owner of the vehicle is hereby urged to come forward with proof of ownership to claim the vehicle. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, once again assures Lagosians that the command will continue to do everything operationally possible to ensure the safety and security of all residents of Lagos State.
Recall that last month, police in Ogun State arrested two ex-convicts, Wasiu Opeyemi and Noah Isreal, who were returning from a robbery operation in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
Mr Opeyemi, 37, is an indigene of Ijebu Ode, while Mr Isreal, 27, hails from Benue State.
Both men were arrested by officers of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Ogun command during a routine patrol at Mowe area of Lagos-Ibadan express way.