…recovers locally made pistol with charms
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu’s on Tuesday said he will be harsh on all shades of criminals in the state.
The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), on Monday around 10pm had arrested two robbery suspects in possession of a locally made pistol and charms, while out to perpetrate crimes across their target points.
The vigilant RRS team on patrol around Oshodi metropolis, intercepted the robbers who were riding on a motorcycle suspiciously.
The two suspects namely Lekan Abdulateef, aged 23 and Tajudeen Sanusi, aged 24 are both indigenes of kwara State and residents of Ajegunle and Orile areas of Lagos respectively.
Abdulateef, who was in possession of the pistol at the time of arrest, confessed to have bought the gun for N100,000.00 from a vendor.
He confessed further to have been using his pistol to rob motorists during traffic around Ojota to Maryland, 7up, China Town, Eko Bridge and Mile 2.
The Commander RRS, Olayinka Egbeyem,i however, confirmed that the two suspects have been transfered to the Lagos State Police Headquarters for discrete investigation as directed by the state police commissioner.