Lagos robber Zakari nabbed with two guns


The suspected robber

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a robbery suspect, Abdullahi Zakari, 21, with two guns.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the suspect was arrested at about 9:30am, 30th November, 2021 along NEPA Road, Alaba Rago Market, Ojo, Lagos by an anti-crime patrol team of the Ojo Police Division during a routine patrol of the area.

“Items recovered from the suspect include two locally-made pistols and one live cartridge concealed in a bag.

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“The suspect, upon interrogation, confessed to be one of the men of the underworld that are responsible for the spate of robbery in traffic in Alaba, Ojo, Iba and similar places in the state in recent times.

“Following his arrest, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu immediately directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Command’s Tactical Team for diligent investigation and prosecution,” Ajisebutu said.

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