Motorists plying Lekki/Epe expressway will heave a sigh of aid now, as two notorious armed robbers who specialised in robbing commuters, Akpan Samuel and Ani Chukwuma, have been remanded in Ikoyi jail after their arraignment at Igbosere Justice of the Peace-Court docket-ten on Thursday, November 1st, 2018.
The suspects who have been nabbed on 29/10/2018, by operatives of the Command led by the Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division, CSP Isah Abdulmajid, revealed throughout interrogation that their modus operandi was to mount the pedestrian bridge, Maruwa bus cease, Lekki/Epe expressway. At that vantage place, they have been capable of monitor the traffic and thoroughly choose their goal.
They thereafter, swoop on the goal and rob them of their valuables by the use of a giant hammer used in smashing aspect glasses and windscreens of drivers who refused to roll down their glasses when commanded to take action. The hammer and an improvised pistol that seems like an ideal prototype of a berratta pistol, have been recovered from them.
Their actions have been a supply of concern to the Command thus the CP Lagos, directed the DPO to mobilise all property at his disposal to make sure the arrest and prosecution of the hoodlums.
The CP assures that the actions of this set of criminals will quickly be a factor of previous because the Command has elevated surveillance alongside all routes with heavy traffic.