Police arrest two armed robbers *Recover one browning pistol, three rounds of live ammunitions

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Police arrest two armed robbers                *Recover one browning pistol, three rounds of live ammunitions

Operatives of the Lagos State Command have arrested two suspected armed robbers at the Oshodi/Apapa Expressway axis of the state.

In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that, “Officers of the Aswani Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Marshal Sunday ‘m’ aged 24 and Amaechi Obi ‘m’ aged 39 in the early hours of May 22, 2022.”

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Armed robbers
Armed robbers

According to the statement, “The suspects were arrested at about 0440hrs at Five-Star Five-star bus stop along Oshodi/Apapa Expressway when the officers flagged down an unregistered mini bus popularly known as Korope on reasonable suspicion that the occupants were up to mischief.”

“After a thorough search, a Browning pistol and three rounds of 7.65mm live ammunition were discovered in the vehicle. Also found with them were one Fidelity Bank ATM card and one itel mobile phone. While two of the three occupants were arrested, the third escaped.”

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Investigations have been intensified to arrest the fleeing suspects and arraign them in court.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, while commending officers and men of the Command for their doggedness in the fight against crime, has charged them to redouble efforts towards annihilating crime within Lagos State.

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