Lagos police arrest suspects who use POS to extort motorists

Lagos police arrest suspects who use POS to extort motorists

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspects allegedly using POS to extort money from unsuspecting motorists.

Seven suspects who have been accused of using Point of Sale (POS) machines to extort unsuspecting motorists were arrested along LASU-Igando Expressway by claiming to be on contract with Ikotun-Igando Local Council Development Area in Alimosho Local Government Area.

Suspects using POS machines to extort motorists, arrested by the police in Lagos

The suspects identified as Taiwo Falodun (48), Mukaila Atanda (48), Adedire Olaniyi (40), Chibuzor Eze (26), Akinseye Alex (48), Rasak Eko (50) and Aro Dotun (46) were arrested after a complaint by one of their victims.

According to the reports, they extorted N41,000 from one of their victims for reportedly not speeding on the Expressway on Thursday January 23. Their victim’s vehicle was also impounded after being forced to drive to their hideout along LASU-Igando Expressway, was released on Friday January 24.

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15 cars and two commercial buses with deflated tyres were recovered by RRS at their hideout.

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