April 22, 2024

Police nab armed robbery suspects in Abijo area

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Police nab armed robbery suspects in Abijo area

*Recover two pistols and phones

Etim Ekpimah

Officers of Elemoro Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Famous Ogooluwa, ‘m’, aged 23 and Ibrahim Omoniyi, ’m’, aged 27, while escaping with their loot after robbing their victim.

The suspects were arrested at about 0130hrs on Thursday, February 16, 2023, following credible information received by the Police about an ongoing robbery in the Abijo GRA junction of Ibeju-Lekki.

Items recovered from the suspects include two locally made pistols, one live cartridge, one Tecno Android phone and one ZAT Android phone.

Further investigation led to the arrest of their gun dealer, Taofeek Soliu ‘m’ aged 27.

The suspects who confessed to having robbed at the same spot several times will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigations.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Omohunwa, assures Lagosians that the Command would do everything operationally possible to ensure that crime and criminality.

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