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Police nab robbery suspects, recover three guns in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two robbery suspects- Ademola Adeniyi, 38, and Anjorin Afeez, 41, and recovered three locally-made pistols.

Mr Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesman, confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his X handle on Monday.

He said that the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Sunday at about 10:00 pm in the Yaba area of the state.

“The operatives, on a routine patrol of the area, intercepted the Ketu/Ojota bound Lagos colour mini bus popularly known as ‘Korope’.

“On searching the vehicle, three locally-made pistols and six cartridges were recovered,” he said.

According to him, preliminary investigations revealed that the gang members boarded the bus at Jeba Bus Stop, Ebute Metta and were on their way for a robbery operation.

The PPRO said that the suspects were currently assisting the police in ongoing investigations.

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