A suspected robber, simply identified as Ali, has been nabbed on the Lekki-Epe Expressway by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
A statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, said preliminary investigation has revealed that Ali usually disguises as a beggar in the area to perpetrate crime.
According to Benjamin, the suspect was arrested while carrying out nefarious activities on Tuesday.
The police spokesman disclosed that the suspect has been terrorizing unsuspecting motorists and robbing them of their cash and valuables under the threat of violence, adding that he will be arraigned upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigation.
According to the statement: “A notorious traffic robber, one Ali ‘m’, has been arrested in the Ikate area of Lekki, Lagos State.
“The suspect was arrested while carrying out his nefarious activities on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, through the combined efforts of residents and the police.
“Preliminary investigation so far reveals that the suspect who posed as a beggar on Lekki-Epe Expressway, terrorized unsuspecting motorists and robbed them of their cash and valuables under the threat of violence”.