VAM News update
The thugs who are usually three in number also operate on bike with which they dispossess their victims of their belongings.
The Newspaper’ investigations which lasted three-month established that the thugs are a new breed in the state, spreading across the state capital.
Investigations revealed that the thugs have positioned themselves at some strategic areas and will immediately trail the commercial motorcyclists upon sighting somebody they want to extort.
In many occasions, the thugs would display gun or other dangerous weapon to threaten their victims and force them to do their biddings.
Findings revealed that majority of the victims are youths, either male or female who usually plug earpiece in their ear or put on headphone while on bike or walking.
Other victims, according to findings are some innocent looking individuals who dressed flashy, and some ladies believed to be women of easy virtue.
Areas where the daily extortion and harassment are rampant, according to findings, are Odiolowo, Alekuwodo, Okonfo, Rasco-Old garage, Otaefun, Isale-Osun, Oke Ayepe, Obate, Omo-West and Ogo-Oluwa axis of Osogbo.