The Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects, identified as Sunday Osagie and Ayodele Adeolu, for allegedly robbing a skitmaker, Ekwutousi Philo.
This was disclosed by the state’s Rapid Response unit in a statement shared on its Facebook page on Tuesday.
It was gathered that the skitmaker made a video that went viral on October 20, alleging that she was robbed by some policemen in the Alapere area of Ketu, Lagos State.
However, RRS squad swung into action and apprehended Osagie, a dismissed spy/mechanic and his accomplice, 45-year-old Adeolu.
The statement reads: “Based on a viral video from a skit maker, Ekwutousi Philo, alleging that she was robbed on 20th October 2023 along Ketu –Alapere Highway by some policemen, the Decoy Team of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested Sunday Osagie, 31, who was captured in a video with the skit maker.
“Also arrested with the suspect is Ayodele Adeolu, 45, while a ‘korope’ with the registration number LA 910 FST and a Toyota Yaris Verso with the registration number FST 656 JD have been recovered.
“Sunday Osagie was a Spy/Mechanic employed by the Lagos State Government in May 2011. He was dismissed from Lagos State Public Service and de-kitted in April 2023 for “Absence from duty for six months without permission, illegal duties and extortion of money from innocent citizens” after facing Personnel Management Board (PMB).”
“Commander Rapid Response Squad, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, has directed that the suspects and the recovered vehicles be transferred to the State Command for further investigations,” the statement concluded.