Police operatives attached to Surulere Division have arrested two members of a one-chance gang notorious for operating along Funsho Williams Avenue.
The suspects, Usman Hussani, aged 21, and Ebuka Ukechukwu, aged 25, were arrested following a distress call received from a victim shortly after he was dispossessed of his phone and other valuables.
Recovered from the suspects are 2 mobile phones, 2 SIM cards, one Sterling Bank ATM card, one UBA cheque booklet belonging to Ugochukwu (other names withheld) and one brand new tricycle with registration number LSD 360 QN used by the gang.
Suspects will be arraigned once investigations are concluded, spokesman of Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said in a statement on Wednesday..
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, encouraged residents of Lagos state to always remain vigilant and keen-eyed, especially when boarding public vehicles.