Oyakhilome arrested in Lagos over robbery

TVC E. Lagos state police command confirms arrest The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos state police command have arrested one Oyahkilome Okwonkwo and Oche Joseph for stealing N23,500 from the pocket of a bus passenger.     Oyahkilome, 22 and Oche, 25 were arrested at U-turn area on Lagos-Abeokuta road after they had successfully pulled out N23,500 from the pocket of their suspect. The leader of the group, Oche, a secondary school dropout, stated that Iyana-Ipaja/Agbado-Ijaiye route was his most profitable routes for picking pocket, adding that whenever he was financially down, he was sure of making money from picking pockets on that route. Oche disclosed that he was jobless and had to learn the tricks of ‘pickpocket’ to survive. He added that he had done virtually all types of jobs from being a conductor, driver to being a factory worker, but that none was more profitable than pickpocket. “Although...