The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected traffic robbers, who disguised as beggars to attack road users.

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The suspects were nabbed at the weekend after they successfully dispossessed a motorist, who thought they were real beggars of his telephone handset, necklace and other personal effects.

A senior police officer ,said that on March 15, at about 7:30 am, a motorist , while in the traffic, at Agungi , Lekki, two men, who disguised as beggars, approached him and started pretending as if they needed money from him, and forcefully robbed him of his phone and necklace and took to their heels.

The victim quickly alerted men of Ilassan division stationed at Jakande Roundabout, and the police stepped up manhunt for the two robbers.

He said the effort of the policemen paid off as they arrested two suspects: Olumide, and Ibrahim who they took to the station where they were being interrogated. The stolen items were recovered from the suspects.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Benjamin Hundyin, while advising motorists to be cautious, confirmed the arrest and said the suspects would soon be
Charge to the court.