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Police nab two for allegedly robbing skit maker in Lagos

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The Lagos State Police Command’s Rapid Response Squad arrested Sunday Osagie, 31, for robbing a female skit maker, Ekwutousi Philo, in Lagos.

This was revealed in a post by the Lagos Police Command on its X handle on Tuesday.

The tweet reads, “Based on a viral video from a skit maker, Ekwutousi Philo, alleging that she was robbed on October 20, 2023, along Ketu-Alapere Highway by some policemen, the Decoy Team of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested Sunday Osagie, 31, who was captured in a video with the skit maker.

“Also arrested with the suspect is Ayodele Adeolu (45), while a ‘korope’ with the registration number LA 910 FST and a Toyota Yaris Verso with the registration number FST 656 JD have been recovered.

“Sunday Osagie was a spy and mechanic employed by the Lagos State Government in May 2011.

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“He was dismissed from Lagos State Public Service and de-kitted in April 2023 for absence from duty for six months without permission, illegal duties, and extortion of money from innocent citizens.

“After facing the Personnel Management Board, Commander Rapid Response Squad, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, has directed that the suspects and the recovered vehicles be transferred to the State Command for further investigations”.

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