Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Saturday morning arrested an ex-convict hours after he was released from prison.
The suspect, Yakub Yusuf, 23, was arrested around 8:am on Saturday after regaining freedom following his one-month prison sentence for stealing at Lagos State fuel dump, Alausa, Ikeja.
Learning that he was imprisoned because he could not pay a fine which was an option, a nongovernmental organization facilitated his release by paying the fine on Friday, November 11, just 10 days after his conviction on November 1, 2022.
Yakub was arrested again after breaking into Lagos State Fire Service premises from where he stole valve covers of old fire truck under repairs.
The CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi-led RRS has since transferred the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for further investigation and prosecution.BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis