Operatives of the Lagos State police command have arrested five suspects transporting stolen items.
The suspects were said to have allegedly offered N500,000 bribe to the officers to release them.
The suspects; Lawal Saheed, 40, Taofeek Adenigba, 43, Ope Olowolayemo, 28, Azeez Jamie, 41 and Omotayo Adewale, 34 were arrested on Sunday around 3:00am between Volks bus stop and Iyana Iba areas of the state.
According to the command, the suspects were apprehended with some 25mm iron rods said to be property of China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Nigeria Limited conveyed in a Ford bus with Registration Number FST 679 XZ.
A statement by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the command’s spokesperson, said an investigation has commenced and that the suspects will be charged to court soon.