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Police Arrests Car Snatcher, Recovers Two Vehicles

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested one Dayo Jimoh, along Ojodu-Berger Road, Lagos after he and two others still at large, hijacked two vehicles at gunpoint.

The 36-year-old Dayo was arrested at about 2:30pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023, shortly after his gang snatched a 2003 Toyota Corolla with registration number BDG-946-GZ.

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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.

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

The police has urged owners of the vehicles which were recovered to come forward with proof of ownership to claim their vehicles, adding that further investigation is ongoing.

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Meanwhile, Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi has charged his men to intensify efforts to arrest the two fleeing suspects.

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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:

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