Six deadly robbers smashed in Lagos, gun, phones recovered

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Three of the robbers

Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six armed robbers belonging to two different gangs, notorious for dispossessing unsuspecting victims of their valuables within Ajegunle and Alaba-Rago areas of Lagos State.

A statement issued by the command’s Benjamin Hundeyin, on Saturday said the arrest followed swift investigations into reports of activities of the robbers in the areas.

The suspects are Chukwuemeka Emmanuel, 21; Chukwuebuka Innocent, 24; Umaru Isah, 21; Emmanuel Ita, 19; Olayitan Ayinde, 18 and Moshood Ayinde, 25.

Hundeyin said they were arrested in different areas of the state, while efforts were being intensified to arrest other fleeing members of the gangs and recover other weapons.

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Three of the robbers
Three of the robbers

“One unregistered TVS motorcycle, one locally made gun, one Infinix Note 7 and one Iphone 7 were recovered from the suspects. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation,” he said.

Hundeyin added that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, charged Lagosians to promptly alert the police on suspicious happenings in their localities to further enable the police rid the state of crime and criminality.


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