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Police arrest car snatcher, recover two vehicles in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 36-year-old man, Dayo Jimoh, along Ojodu-Berger Road, Lagos after he and two others (still at large) hijacked two vehicles at gunpoint. Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, said the suspect was arrested at about 0230hrs on Saturday, March 11, shortly after his gang snatched a 2003 Toyota Corolla with registration number BDG-946-GZ. The suspects arrived in a 2005 Toyota Camry with registration number KRD-958-HS which they earlier snatched at gunpoint at Oworo, while disguising as passengers, the PPRO stated. While investigation is ongoing, the owners of the vehicles which were recovered, are hereby urged to come forward with proof of ownership to claim their vehicles, Meanwhile, Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi have charged his men to intensify efforts to arrest the two fleeing suspects.