…recovers locally made pistol with charms
The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad has arrested two armed robbery suspects and recovered one locally made pistol and charms around 9pm on Monday.
The RRS team on patrol around Oshodi metropolis, intercepted the robbers who were riding on a motorcycle suspiciously.
The two suspects Lekan Abdulateef, ‘m,’ aged 23 and Tajudeen Sanusi, ‘m’, aged 24, are both indigenes of Kwara State and residents of Ajegunle and Orile areas of Lagos, respectively.
One of the suspects Lekan Abdulateef, who was in possession of the pistol at the time of the arrest, confessed to have bought the gun at the rate of N100,000.00 from a vendor.
He confessed further that he had been using his pistol to rob motorists during traffic around Ojota to Maryland, 7Up, China Town, Eko Bridge, and Mile 2.
The Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, however, confirmed that the two suspects have been transferred to the Lagos State Police Headquarters for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu.