Police arrest four men over tricycles theft in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command says it arrested four men for allegedly stealing three tricycles from an Ojota, Lagos-based Mobility Company.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria.

The spokesperson said the Secretary of the mobility company reported the theft on Tuesday to the Ogudu Police Division at about 10am.

Hundeyin, a Superintendent of Police, said that the company’s Secretary reported that on Tuesday at about 7am, he received a tip-off that three of the company’s tricycles were stolen by unknown persons.

According to him, acting on the report, a team of detectives from the division swung into action and tracked the tricycles to different locations, leading to the arrest of four suspects (names withheld).

He said: “First suspect was arrested at Ondo Town in Ondo State with the first tricycle and the second suspect was arrested at Mile 12 in Lagos State with the second tricycle.

“The third and fourth suspects were arrested at Idiroko, a boundary town between Lagos State and Ogun with the third tricycle.

“The suspects will be arraigned after completion of investigation.”

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