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RRS raids criminal hideouts in Lagos, arrest 26

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Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the police command in Lagos State have raided criminals’ hideouts at Ojota and arrested 26 suspects at the MKO Garden.

The squad confirmed the arrest in a post it shared on its official X handle @rrsLagos767 on Saturday.

It stated that the suspects were arrested at 11.38 p.m. on Thursday.

“The operatives of RRS combing Olusosun, Ojota, uncompleted buildings in Otedola Bridge and Kurata, all notorious for being criminals’ dens, arrested 26 suspects at MKO Garden, Ojota.

“Two robbery victims were rescued. The arrest is sequel to the directive of the Commissioner of Police Adegoke Fayoade to Commander of RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, to step up surveillance and arrest criminals in some black spots within the metropolis.’’ the statement reads.

It stated that after a thorough screening of the suspects by Mr Egbeyemi, 16 persons were released to their relatives, while 10 suspects would be charged to court.

Egbeyemi further assured residents of the state that the squad will sustain its surveillance.

 

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