Independentng reported that a 2-man robbery gang has been smashed by the Lagos State police, for using a tricycle as operational vehicle to dispossess their victims, while posing as genuine transporters.
He gave their names as Monsuru Tiamiyu, 21, Jamiu Hammed, 20, and their sponsor, Queen Victor,, 40. According to him, the suspects usually operate along Ebute-Ero, Lagos Island and Apapa axis. .
Confessing to the crime, Monsuru and Jamiu said the tricycle was given out to one of their friends on hired purchase, but they decided to use it for robbery operations because they believed it will earn them more money. .
According to them, Queen Victor does not go with them during operations but receives the phones they rob and sponsors them for operations if they did not have money