A 25-year-old robber, Ajayi Solomon, has been apprehended by the Police alongside four other members of his gang for alleged involvements in a series of robbery attacks. The gang carried out an operation on 24th May in Ijanikin, Lagos State, as well as in Ketu, Iyana Era, Alasia, Morogbo and environs; causing mayhem and depriving residents in the areas of safety and peace.
Other members of the gang include Momodu Williams, 19, Kazeem Ganiyu, 19, Seun Ariyo, 20, and Elijah Dada,19. Solomon disclosed to newsmen that hard times had fallen on his family given the death of his parents, and because he had to take care of his siblings he had to go into armed robbery.
The full squad is said to comprise of forty or so members, but the timely intervention of the Anti-Robbery Squad from the Ijanikin Police Division led to the successful arrest of Solomon and four others who are currently cooling off in Police custody.