Along railway line by Moshalasi Alhaja area of Lagos State The Lagos State Police on January 20, 2017 arrested two members of a notorious armed robbery gang .
Early 4:00am the command received a distress call from a resident reporting that armed men were terrorizing inhabitants along railway line by Moshalasi in Agege.
The patrol team were mobilized to the scene, on reach the armed men sighted the policemen they opened fire on the policemen, the police responded and two of the suspected armed robbers were apprehended.
The suspects had robbed different victims at gun point, but with the swift response of the police operatives some stolen items were recovered and taken into custody as exhibits.
See the List of recorverd items
- A cut to size locally-made double barrel
- six rounds of ammunition
- eleven handsets of different brands
- two television sets
- wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from the suspects.
Efforts are being made to arrest of other gang members at large ,as the suspects apprehended have confessed that their modus operandi is to rob unsuspecting members of the public and dispossess them of their property and sold for cash.
The commands' PPRO SP Dolapo Badmos said the suspects will be transferred to SARS for further investigation as she advised members of the public to be vigilant and be rest assured that the Lagos state police command will do its very best to keep criminals and criminal activities at bay in the state.
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