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Police nab 2 robbery suspects, recover weapon


Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected robbers terrorising residents and motorists on Mile 2-Badagry Expressway in Lagos.

It was learned that the suspects, identified as Sunday Ajawuso, aged 25, and Johnson Gabriel, 21, were arrested by a team of officers on routine patrol on Monday at about10:35p.m., while attempting to rob a motorist at Iyana-Isashi Bus Stop.

According to an eyewitness, Yinka Kaba, who spoke to Vanguard , the suspects were caught during a robbery opera-tion in the night at Iyana-Isashi.

According to the eyewitness, but for the timely intervention of policemen, who rescued the motorist, only God knows what would have happened.

Report gathered that the Police also recovered a locally-made pistol and for cartridges from the suspects.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson Lagos State Police Command, CSP Chike Oti, said: “The arrest was done by undercover operatives of the Command deployed by the Commissioner of Police to ensure the safety of commuters along Mile 2-Badagry Expressway.

“The suspects are currently in Police custody. Also a locally-made pistol with four cartridges were recovered from the suspects. Investigation is still ongoing and the suspects will be brought to book.”

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