For allegedly dispossessing some residents of Lagos state of valuables during robbery attacks, suspected one – chance robber, Ajibola Alao has been arrested by the Police in the state.
The suspected robber, however, said he took into robbery because he wanted to provide a good life for his siblings and did not want them to end up as robbers like him.
The suspect was arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad after dispossessing a resident, Asotie Benedict, of his phones and money in the Oshodi area of Lagos.
Giving his statement, Alao stated that he was member of a three man one – chance gang that operated in the Oshodi area, saying he had once been arrested by the police
He said, “I have been in the business of one chance since 2015 . I was once a pickpocket , joining buses to Sango , Agege , Oshodi , Apapa, and disembarking after stealing from commuters.”
He said after the death of his mum who secured his bail, he went back into robbery to cater the future of his siblings.