Police operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Oko-koto, Agege, have arrested two men alleged to be members of the popular Awawa Cult.
Operatives arrested the duo hours after a traffic robbery around Otedola Bridge on Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.
The duo which comprises one Rasak Babatunde, a 22-year-old mechanic and Idowu Wasiu, a 16-year-old tailor, were arrested at their hideout.
The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday, said the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the raid of all suspected hideouts in the state, especially Agege area and environs.
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In the same vein, a team of the Rapid Response Squad led by CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, Commander RRS, had foiled traffic robbery on Friday 18th December 2020. The team ran into the suspected armed robbers around 11:00 p.m. at Otedola Bridge inward Ojota. The robbers hurriedly abandoned their motorcycle, with registration number, NND 268 WZ, a toy gun and some dangerous weapons.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, has ordered an immediate investigation of the suspects while reiterating his commitment to rid Lagos State of criminals and hoodlums. CP Hakeem Odumosu also admonished members of the public to be sensitive to their environment and be alive to their civic responsibility towards maintenance of law and order and public safety of the state.