Luck ran out for three machete-carrying thugs on Monday as they were arrested by the Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu around Ojota.
The suspected hoodlums who are specialists in terrorizing motorists and other road users met their waterloo while attempting to unleash terror on a motorist around Ojota- Alausa bound route.
The criminals were said to be terrorizing Car users and motorists held in a traffic jam around the area with dangerous weapons. It was reported that a motorist was being harassed by three- weapon carrying hoodlums when Governor SanwoOlu and his Convoy arrived at the spot of the incident in Ojota. It was the governor’s presence that saved the day as security officers swung into action, arrested the hoodlums, trying to forcefully drag the driver out of his vehicle’’.
The criminals were disarmed and dragged into the security Officer’s vehicle for onward handing over to the State Police Command for investigation and prosecution.
In another development, on Monday, the Strike Squad of the Lagos State Task Force carried out a massive raid on motorcycle(Okada) riders at a second rainbow and Toyota Bus Stop along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway.
During the raid, which lasted for some hours, a total of 105 motorcycles were impounded. Prior to Monday’s raid, a total of 201 motorcycles were impounded last week.
For some time now, several reports have been made about the activities of these hoodlums robbing commuters in traffics in Lagos despite the undiluted and concerted effort of the Lagos State Government to rid the State of criminals