• RRS nabs three suspected robbers with master key on Lagos bridge

    RRS nabs three suspected robbers with master key on Lagos bridge

    Three suspected robbers who have been terrorising passers-by, broken down vehicle owners and other road users around Otedola Bridge in Lagos have been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command.

    Recovered from the suspected robbers were two master keys.

    The suspects – Chima Joseph (24), Hassan Adamu (34) and Ibietan Oluwaseyi (41) – were arrested after dragging their victim from the expressway into the bush and dispossessing him of all his belongings.

    The victim, Idi […]

  • RRS arrests alleged notorious inter-state Okada robber

    RRS arrests alleged notorious inter-state Okada robber

    Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, at the weekend arrested one Jamiu Bello, 26, who allegedly specialises in motorcycle theft, across all the southwestern states of Nigeria.

    The suspect was arrested by the RRS operatives while trying to steal a motorcycle, popularly known as okada, with registration number, KTU 388 QG, belonging to Israel Ikyav, a commercial motorcyclist at Ijora Olopa area of Lagos.

    According to the victim, “I parked my motorcycle beside a canteen around […]

  • RRS Arrest Oshodi Pickpockets’ Leader,21 Others

    RRS Arrest Oshodi Pickpockets’ Leader,21 Others

    News gathered that the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a self-acclaimed Chairman of pickpockets in Oshodi, Ibrahim Kasali, and 20 other suspects alleged to be involved in stealing and robbing innocent members of public in the area.

    The raiding, which took place at about 4:30 a.m. and ended at 6:35 am, early hours of Friday August 26th, 2016, witnessed the operatives combing Mosafejo, Bolade, Oshodi Oke, and Oshodi Under Bridge, arresting the hoodlums […]

  • RRS attend to an accident victim at Ijora (Photos)

    RRS attend to an accident victim at Ijora (Photos)

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad were seen attending to a victim of an accident which occurred yesterday at Ijora, Lagos.

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad were seen attending to a victim of an accident which occurred yesterday at Ijora,

  • Photo: RRS arrests suspected armed robber

    Photo: RRS arrests suspected armed robber

    Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend arrested the suspected member of an eight-man robbery gang, Abdullahi Olanrewaju, 30, during their operations at Abeje and Onibeju Streets, off Capitol road in Agege Local Government area of the state.

    The operatives, who were led to the scene of the robbery by Inspector Anthony Inege, noted that one of the victims, who managed to escape through the window, alerted them that armed men were operating […]

  • Suspected Vandal arrested by RRS for stealing Ambode’s project cable … See photo

    Suspected Vandal arrested by RRS for stealing Ambode’s project cable … See photo

    According to reports, the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected vandal, Lucky Udeagwu.

    Udeagwu, 29, was nabbed by the police for allegedly stealing a 35 meter-long armoured cable meant for the state government’s Light Up Lagos’ project in the Ogudu area.

    The alleged cable thief, who claimed to be from Delta State, was sighted by the police along with two suspected accomplices, now at large.

    They were reportedly sighted coming out of the […]

  • RRS arrests two suspected fraudsters operating in Lagos

    RRS arrests two suspected fraudsters operating in Lagos

    Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two fraudsters, suspected to be members of a syndicate that specialise in hypnotising and robbing members of the public along the Lekki–Ajah Expressway.

    The two suspects, Ojo Dauda, 30, and Segun Olatoye, 36, were arrested on Monday, March 26, 2016 at about 1:00pm. after one of their victims spotted them and alerted the RRS patrol.

    The suspects were said to have swindled one Abayomi Ayoola, 28, last week […]

  • RRS choppers has discovered crashed Bristow helicopter

    RRS choppers has discovered crashed Bristow helicopter

    It was reported that the efficacy of the three helicopters of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) purchased by the present administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode came to fore on Wednesday as it aided in the location and rescue of a helicopter with registration number N5BQJ belonging to Bristow Group, which crashed while heading to Lagos from Port Harcourt.

    The RRS helicopters are part of the security equipment purchased at a cost of N4.7billion by the Governor Ambode administration with the aim […]

  • RRS Arrest 3 Traffic Robbers In Lagos

    RRS Arrest 3 Traffic Robbers In Lagos

    The Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of Lagos State Police Command, have arrested three suspected members of a robbery gang that specialized in attacking motorists and commuters trapped in traffic around Ikoyi area of the state.

    The suspects, as gathered, were arrested in their hideout around Bourdillon, while preparing for an operation, Saturday.

    Recovered from the suspects were four cutlasses, axes and iron rods used in breaking victims’ cars’ windscreens.

    The suspects according to the RRS Commander, Mr. Olatunji Disu, an […]

  • RRS had only 37 guns when I became governor, says Fashola

    RRS had only 37 guns when I became governor, says Fashola

    It was gathered that the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says that when he took over as governor in 2007, the Rapid Response Squad, which is an arm of the Lagos State Police Command set up to respond to emergencies within the state, had only 37 guns.

    The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, however, said after investing heavily in equipment for the police, the capability of the police was boosted, thereby leading to a huge reduction in the […]