16th September, 2021
An Anti-crime patrol team of the Area ‘J’ Command, Elemoro has arrested an armed robbery suspect and a suspected cultist with a locally-made double barrel gun and three cartridges.
A statement issued by the Lagos Police Command’sspokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu on Thursday said the armed robbery suspect, Alabi Timothy, 23, resident of 9, Baale street, Majek, Ajah, was arrested at about 12:30am on September 4, 2021 at General Paint, Garden area, Lekki during a routine stop and search by the police.
“A locally-made double barrel gun and two live cartridges including an expended cartridge concealed in a bag were recovered from the suspect,” Ajisebutu said.
Similarly, he disclosed that a self-confessed cultist, Badmus Toheed, 22, who belongs to the Aye Confraternity was arrested with a live cartridge in the General Paint ghetto area, Ajah at about 12:45am on 4th September, 2021.
He said the suspect confessed that he was initiated into the Aye Confraternity sometime in June, 2021.