Lagos Police arrest gang of 6 Suspected Armed Robbers, recover car, ammunition


The Lagos state Police Command has arrested six suspected armed robbers terrorising border towns  of Agbara, Atan-Ota in Ogun and Lagos States.

The hoodlums were apprehended by operatives of the command on patrol at Progress Hotel situated along Agbara road.

The suspects, Lawal Sikini, Segun Seda; Lanre bello; Lawal Mayowa; Azeez Mustapha  and Tijani Quryum specialize in snatching vehicles, handbags and other valuables from unsuspecting members of the public.

Items recovered include a knife, a locally made pistol and a live cartridge.

A green Peugeot 206 with no registration number, which they used for their operations between Lagos and Ogun state was also recovered.

The suspects, found with exhibits have made confessional statements and are giving useful information to the police to track other gang members

According to the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, investigations are ongoing and effort is on to arrest other gang members.

Famous-Cole therefore advised members of the public to be vigilant as they go about their daily activities.

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