- A couple was caught on camera robbing commuters in Oshodi, Lagos state
- They were reportedly captured on camera hurriedly boarding a bus after hypnotising one of their victim
- The suspects have been arrested and have confessed to the police
A mobile Closed Circuit Television recorded a man and woman, Segun Latoye and Toyin Samuel, who claimed to be married, allegedly robbing passersby of their personal belongings somewhere in Oshodi, Lagos state.
The couple were arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad after CCTV recording caught them three times robbing people on the street, Punch reports.
The RRS, in their reports on Sunday, said: “On the last footage, they dispossessed a young lady of her bag containing two mobile phones and some amount of money.
“They were captured by camera hurriedly boarding a bus after hypnotising their victim. However, the lady regained her consciousness a few minutes later and reported the incident to RRS officers who contacted the mobile CCTV van for footage of the area where the incident took place.
“Their pictures were shown to selected people in Oshodi. Those people were asked to contact RRS officers whenever they noticed the suspects in Oshodi.
“The suspects, who claimed to be husband and wife, confessed to the crime after seeing their video."
Two other suspects – Jelili Ganiu (19), and Samson Owolabi (23) – were arrested in the area after being caught by the CCTV for related offences.
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NAIJ.com previously reported that the police in the Federal Capital Territory have arrested members of a robbery gang led by a medical doctor and proprietor of Vital Care Hospital in Kubwa area of Abuja, Ola Jimade.
Five members of the robbery gang were arrested while their leader, Jimade is still on the run.
Among those arrested are - Sunday Okhomode, aka Sunny-Momoh, 30; Meshak James, 23; a painter, Amusu Koku, 28; a printer, Kunle Obajemi, 49 and a goldsmith, Suleiman Isa, 26.
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