26th July, 2011
The police in Lagos on Monday said it had arrested 13 suspected armed robbers who were allegedly terrorising residents of the Lekki area of Lagos.
Mr. Samuel Jinadu, spokesman for the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the suspects were arrested following the response to a distress call by residents.
He said that the suspected robbers were picked up in a hideout in the aftermath of a house-to-house robbery attacks on residents of Abule Folly in Ibeju Lekki.
The police spokesman noted that dangerous weapons such as guns and machetes were recovered from the suspects.
He said that the case would be transferred to the State CID Panti for further investigations.