Three In Police Net For Illegal Firearms Possession


The police at Ilemba Hausa Division have arrested three suspected armed robbers at Bony bus  stop in Lagos, Nigeria following a tip off from members of the public.

The suspects, Kingsley Nnamani, Ikechukwu Philips and Ejike Igwe were seen around Ilemba bus  stop and their movement, according to a Crime Watch source, was suspicious which made the  people in the area inform police at Ilemba Hausa Division.

The Divisional Police Officer in charge was said to have moblised his anti-robbery team to the  scene and promptly arrested the suspects.

Crime Watch gathered that when the police searched them, one revolver and three rounds of live  ammunition were recovered from them. The suspects were said to have confessed that they were  robbers.

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They have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba  for further investigation.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Frank Mba, a superintendent of police, commended  the public for being vigilant and to always report suspicious movement in their area to the  police.

—Yusuf Mohammed

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