Police arrest commercial driver for robbery


By Ahmed Ajikobi

Men of the Kwara Command Response Team have arrested a commercial driver, Lukman Abdulrahman of Agbabiaka, Airport area for robbery in Ilorin.

Pilot Crime learnt that the suspect specialises in dispossessing innocent commuters of their valuables while in transit.

Also, his accomplice, Musa Bello of Akerebiata area is cooling his heels in police net.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Aminu Pai Saleh has called on all the general public to report any suspicious activities and movement to the command.

He added that the newly established special respond team is ready to tackle any emergency.

It would be recalled that the Photo Editor of National Pilot, Mrs. Bilikis Isiaq was also robbed of her valuables by a taxi driver along Yebumot hotel road in Ilorin, recently.

It was gathered that, the taxi driver who is dark in complexion and has tribal marks on his face stole the victim’s purse, which contained her office ID card, school clearance document, Government House ID card and cash sum.

Narrating her ordeal, Isiaq told our reporter that, “It was around 9am I boarded a taxi and at a point the driver stopped on the pretext of checking the car and later told me the vehicle had developed a fault and couldn’t move again.

“ I took my bag unknown to me that he had removed my purse which contained all my office and school documents including my cash,” she further said.

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