May 15, 2016 – Serial Pickpockets Arrested In Maryland Lagos Confess At RRS Headquarter
24-year-old Taoreed Ashimiyu and 34-year-old Kayode Jolaade were picked up by RRS operatives while robbing passengers in Maryland and Mile 12 areas of Lagos last week.
Taoreed who hails from Yemetu in Alawada area of Oyo State blamed Kayode and prostitutes addiction for his arrest.
Upon their arrival at the RRS officie, the duo reportedly confessed to the crime.
They claimed they were experts in robbing bus passengers in Mile 12 and Maryland area of Lagos.
“I have not spent a dime from my proceeds in stealing on anything tangible. I womanise a lot and I spent my monies on both young and old ladies. I smoked indian-hemp and drink all sort of hard drinks,” he said.
“My accomplice caused my arrest today. Before he joined me at Maryland, I had stolen two phones successfully.
” But when he came around, we had to be moving in pair. People who had known him in the area were monitoring us ,unknown to us,” Taoreed stated in his confessional statement.