22-year-old arrested for stealing from Lagos student, accomplice escapes

Lagos State Police Command has verified the arrest of a 22-year-old suspect for dispossessing a yet-to-be-identified student of his property in the Ojota area of the state.

PUNCH Metro discovered that the student, who just arrived in Ojota from Abuja, was walking home when the suspect alongside a fleeing accomplice robbed him of his valuables.

It was discovered that operatives of the Rapid Response Squad who were close to the crime scene, chased and arrested one of them.

The state Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hudeyin, confirmed the arrest in a tweet on Tuesday and said efforts were on to arrest the other suspect.

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