Lagos robbers Bello, Modu jailed three years

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The jailed robbers

Two armed robbers, Muhammed Bello (21) and Babagana Modu (25) have been sentenced to three years imprisonment in Lagos.

Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad, RRS, had arrested the two robbers at Oniru Estate, Victoria Island area of Lagos last Friday.

According to a statement on the RRS Facebook page, the suspects were members of a three-man robbery gang and they were arrested around 10pm on Friday night after attempting to rob a lady.

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The victim’s screams attracted the RRS officers who were on routine patrol of the area; the officers chased and apprehended two of the criminals, who attempted to escape on motor bike.

Recovered from the robbers were; a TVS motor bike with registration number, KFS 704 QW, a long knife, a police camouflage fez cap, an android phone and sums of cash belonging to the victim.