When passengers on board a LAGBUS en route Oshodi, Lagos State, left the Sango end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, little did they know that their journey would be cut short by bandits.

At the toll gate area, some metres away from the vehicle’s take-off point, some hoodlums stopped the bus under the pretext of boarding it.

Hardly had the vehicle come to a halt when the assailants, numbering about 20, reportedly jumped in to dispossess passengers of their valuables.

One of the gang members was said to be armed with a gun, while others wielded cutlasses, knives, sticks, among others.

The bus conductor, a lady, managed to escape after the robbers had collected some money from her.

She was said to have alerted passersby and raised alarm.

Having seen that a mob was advancing towards the scene, it was gathered that the robbers took to their heels.

The mob was said to have nabbed and beat up three of the suspects.

A resident in the affected area, who identified himself only as Abbas, said it took the intervention of operatives of the Alagbado Police Division to rescue the suspects from the mob.


(WATCH) Seun Ajayi: I Wanted To Be A Mechanic