A serial phone thief who travels in and out of Lagos for the sole purpose of phone theft has been apprehended by the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad.
The suspect, Olajide Balogun ‘M’ (36), a native of Akoko, Ondo State, was apprehended by the RRS decoy squad while he was taking away his loot on a motorcycle along Shasha Road in Alimosho Lagos.
The culprit hopped off his motorcycle and took to heel when he saw the RRS agents approaching; however, he was chased and arrested by the Agency’s dedicated decoy team.
Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted to the crime and demonstrated his method of operation when stealing phones from his intended victims.
Furthermore, the suspect confessed to have receivers of his loots at Computer Village and named on ‘Emeka’ as his major receiver.
The suspect will however be charged to court in line with the directive of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Hakeem Odumosu.