Suspected robber Rilwan Wasiu caught while beating girlfriend. Rilwan Wasiu a suspected member of robbery gang has been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command. He was beating his girlfriend when a toy gun fell off of his pocket that prompted his arrest. Upon his arrest he confessed to be a member of a robbery gang which dispossessed stranded motorists and passersby of their belongings around Adeniji Adele end of the Third Mainland Bridge.
Rilwam Wasiu was caught beating his girlfriend on Thursday under the Adeniji Adele Bridge.
Suspected robber Rilwan Wasiu caught while beating girlfriend
Punch reported that a Police who narrated how Rilwam Wasiu was caught, said some officers who were on patrol around 10pm on the day had been drawn to the noise of the scuffle between Wasiu and his lover.
The men had tried to mediate when a toy gun allegedly fell from Wasiu’s body.
When interrogated, the suspect allegedly confessed to be a member of a three-man gang which specialised in dispossessing stranded motorists of their valuables.
“The officers sighted him beating up his girlfriend by the roadside. They stopped to mediate in the dispute when a toy gun fell off his body.
“The suspect attempted to run away immediately the toy gun fell off, but he was promptly apprehended and taken to the RRS headquarters,”
Two other suspects Salami and Sakiru, were also caught with whom they operated at night after working as bus conductors during the daytime.