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Police Arrest Dispatch Rider, Accomplice Over Stolen Motorcycle

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a dispatch rider and an accomplice for conspiring to sell a motorcycle belonging to a Lagos-based logistics company.

The suspects, Ekele Sunday, Yakubu Abdurrahman, both aged 28, and one other still at large, were arrested in Oke–Koto, Agege, when the RRS operatives, acting on credible intelligence stormed the area.

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The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin made this known in a statement issued to journalists on Sunday.

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The suspects and the motorcycle.

Investigations revealed that Ekele, after a month of working with the company, connived with Abdurrahman to dispose of the motorcycle, which was procured few days before he was employed.

The three suspects, on sighting the police, took to their heels. Ekele and Abdurrahman were arrested, while the third suspect who escaped is still being trailed.

The motorcycle has since been recovered.

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Both suspects are currently facing prosecution in Ogba Magistrate Court, Agege.

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Ismail Aniemu

Ismail Aniemu, Publisher of JournalNG and ghost writer, is a maritime journalist of over two decades' of practice with multidisciplinary background. He holds a masters degree in Transport Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) with bias for logistics. He is also an alumnus of the Times Journalism Institute where he obtained a post graduate diploma in Journalism. Email: ismail.aniemu@aol.com

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