The policemen attached to Elemoro Division have arrested suspected armed robbers at their various hideouts within the area based on intelligent gathering.
Items recovered from them are: Three cut-to-size locally-made pistols and four live catridges. They are the suspected armed robbers alleged to be terrorising and robbing the residents and POS Operators at Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State. They are giving useful information to the police on their various activities and/or operations in Lekki area.
Meanwhile, the police operatives attached to Ijora Division of the command, on Tuesday, 13th April 2021, at about 2pm arrested one Vigilante member, Lukman Rasak, for shooting one 28-year-old Musa Yahaya on his chest at Ijora area of the state. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The police were alerted and raced to the place, arrested the suspect and recovered his gun with some cartridges.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that all the suspects be transferred to State CID, Panti, Yaba-Lagos, for proper investigation and possible prosecution.
The police boss also affirmed that the command will be more proactive in its anti crime strategies by taking the fights against criminals and hoodlums in the state to their hideouts.
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