It is the end of the road for some notorious robbers after they were tracked through the help of CCTV in Oshodi before getting caught.
A husband and wife, Segun Latoye and Toyin Samuel were on Friday arrested after being caught on camera three times in Oshodi fraudulently dispossessing passers-by of their belongings.
On their last footage, they dispossessed a young lady of her bag containing two mobile phones and unspecified amount of money.
They were captured by camera hurriedly boarding a bus after hypnotising their victim.
However, the lady regained her consciousness few minutes later and reported the incident to RRS officers who contacted the CCTV mobile Camera for footage of the area where the incident took place.
Their pictures were shown to selected people in Oshodi for them to bring to the attention of RRS officers whenever they notice the presence of the suspects in Oshodi.
The suspects, who claimed to be husband and wife, confessed after being shown their video.
Two other criminals – Jelili Ganiu (19) and Samson Owolabi (23) – were also arrested in Oshodi on Thursday and Friday. They were caught last week with the aid of Rapid Response Squad mobile Close Circuit Television (CCTV) in Oshodi.
Jelili and Owolabi were caught on footage of the camera stealing substance suspected to be mobile phone from a passer-by on Oshodi pedestrian bridge.
They were monitored through the camera thereafter exchanging the stolen item with another suspect currently at large before returning to the same location.
They were later trailed by RRS operatives attached to the vehicle and arrested at the foot of the pedestrian bridge.
Both men after interrogation confessed that they stole an Infinix Hot mobile phone from a passer-by on the bridge and that the third suspect who they exchanged the object with was the keeper of their stolen items.
Jelili added that the third suspect, OMo Nla, is the one who sell the phone’s whose money is later shared in the evening.
Jelili noted “Owolabi and I are conductors in Oshodi but when there was no work or we arrive late at the park to re-unite with our bosses, we steal phones, purse and other valuables from the users of the pedestrian bridge in Oshodi”.
The attached video shows Jelili and Owolabi stealing from a lady with backpack and thereafter exchanging the stolen item.