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Police arrest two suspects for allegedly robbing Uber driver in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command said it has arrested two suspected armed robbers who attacked one Uber driver named Utibe on Sunday in Ibeju Lakki, Lagos.

In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police disclosed that the suspects snatched their victim’s Toyota Corolla car with Reg. No LND 448 GH at Abijo GRA, Ibeju Lekki after inflicting injuries on the car owner with weapons.

The statement read: “On the receipt of the distress call, the Area Commander Area J, Ajah, dispatched a team to the scene and traced the snatched car to Mayfair Garden, Ibeju Lekki, where the suspects were arrested, driver rescued and the car recovered. The Police also recovered one axe stained with blood and one knife from the suspects.

“The driver, who was seriously injured, is receiving treatment at a hospital within Lagos State and recuperating.

“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for a discreet investigation into the case, while he warned those who are planning to engage in criminal acts or have been involved in one crime or the other to desist and flee Lagos State , or else, they meet their waterloo in no time.”

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