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Notorious 19-Year Old Oshodi Traffic Robber Apprehended (See PHOTO)



A 19-year old notorious traffic robber at Oshodi, Mayowa Adedoyin, has been arrested.

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command made the arrest.

The RRS apprehended the traffic robber at Oshodi-Oke, inward Anthony-Oke. The arrest occurred at about 9:00 pm on Saturday. He was arrested while terrorizing motorists held in gridlock due to road repairs on that axis.

Confirming the arrest, RRS spokesman, Maliki Femi, said: “The suspect, operating with his colleague had tried unsuccessfully to rob a man in traffic.

He has been handed over to Makinde Police Station in Oshodi. Our riders are on the lookout for his colleague”.


Recent cases of Robbery in OShodi Traffic

THE nightmarish gridlock on the Oshodi Expressway often takes a frightening dimension. This happens as traffic robbers unleash terror on motorists and other road users around Oshodi axis.

These criminals typically take advantage of the traffic snarl caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers along several sections of the Oshodi-Apapa expressway.

Irrespective of the time of the day, hoodlums have now taken it as a pastime to attack vehicles and rob the occupants of their belongings. Only a few are lucky to escape unhurt without losing any valuables. This happens when police officers on patrol come to their rescue.

Many residents in the past have lost their valuables and in some cases, got injured during a series of traffic robbery incidents. However, the presence of the men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command often checkmate the menace as several of the robbers were caught and prosecuted. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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