Police Arrests A 17-Year-Old Armed Robber, Indian Hemp Smoker

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos says it has arrested a teenager, who is an armed Robber and smokes Indiam Hemp.

The statement was posted on it facebook page

Read full statement below;

RRS ARREST TEENAGE ARMED ROBBER, INDIAN HEMP SMOKER

RRS arrested a suspected robber and indian hemp smoker at Iddo, Lagos around 8 pm on Saturday. Ibraheem Taiwo, 17, with Abdullah, still at large, attempted to rob a tricycle rider (popularly known as “Marwa”). Also, Adetona, 28, was arrested at a smoke joint in Mushin, Lagos.

Ibraheem, a secondary school dropout turned vulcanizer explained that he followed a friend, Abdullah, out to Iddo. According to him, “I was standing trying to take tricycle to Oyingbo when I heard the shout of thief, thief. I saw Abdullahi dropped handsets and a jack knife, I picked them up. That was how RRS operatives arrested me…. I have been learning vulcanizing for over six years, and am preparing for my freedom. It was Abdullah, my friend that robbed. He dropped the phone and the jack knife when he was being chased. I only picked them up to defend myself…. Abdullah is a friend and a sweeper in Oyingbo. I know where he lives. He is the one that put me into this problem. I only followed him to Iddo.”

The victim of the botched robbery operation, Okeke Chibuk, emphasized that it was Ibraheem that led the two-man robbery gang that dispossessed him of his belongings with the aid of a jack knife.

In another incident, Sola Adetona, a vulcanizer was on the same day arrested behind Bobby Benson house, Onipanu. Adetona, 28 and a native of Ibadan said, “I was in a joint when I was arrested. I smoke weed to stimulate myself and to make myself work better…. I live in Mushin and I was arrested around 5 p.m. I want to plead for mercy. I am not married, but I have impregnated a lady.”

The Police two suspects have been transferred to their appropriate quarters for further action.

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