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Suspected armed robbers terrorising residents in Lagos arrested by Police detectives

Suspected armed robbers terrorising residents in Lagos arrested by Police detectives

Detectives attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six armed robbers belonging to two different gangs, notorious for dispossessing unsuspecting victims of their valuables within Ajegunle and Alaba-Rago areas of Lagos State.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer in a Press Statement said, “the arrest followed swift investigations into reports of activities of the robbers in the areas”.

He said, “The suspects: Chukwuemeka Emmanuel ‘m’ aged 21, Chukwuebuka Innocent ‘m’ aged 24, Umaru Isah ‘m’ aged 21, Emmanuel Ita ‘m’ aged 19, Olayitan Ayinde ‘m’ aged 18 and Moshood Ayinde ‘m’ aged 25 were arrested in different areas of the state, while efforts are being intensified to arrest other fleeing members of the gangs and recover other weapons.

“One unregistered TVS motorcycle, one locally made gun, one Infinix Note 7 and one Iphone 7 were recovered from the suspects. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.


“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, charges Lagosians to promptly alert the police to suspicious happenings in their localities to further enable the police rid the state of crime and criminality.

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