June 23, 2024

Police arrest gangs terrorising Alaba-Rago, Ajegunle in Lagos

Police arrest gangs terrorising Alaba-Rago, Ajegunle in Lagos

*Recover motorbike, locally-made gun and phones

Etim Ekpimah

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

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, 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 the investigation.”

He said, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, urged Lagosians to alert the police on suspicion of any happenings in their localities to further enable the police rid the state of crime and criminality.

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