Police Arrests Traffic Robbery Suspects Recovers Firearms In Lagos 

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Hyacinth Chinweuba

Some Policemen from Okokomaiko Police Station of the Lagos State Police Command who were on surveillance patrol have arrested a gang of traffic robbery suspects, at Cassidy bus stop, Okokomaiko. 

The hoodlums engaged the Police in a gun battle during which one of the hoodlums was fatally injured and one Adigun Ganiyu 26years old, was arrested, while other gang members escaped. 

Recovered from the suspects are one Double barrel Gun with one live cartridge and two expanded cartridges. One motorcycle used by the hoodlums for the robbery operation was also recovered. 

The suspect confessed that their gang is responsible for series of traffic robbery along Okokomaiko and he is helping investigators with useful information about his fleeing Colleagues. 

Investigation is ongoing, the police said.

In a related development another surveillance patrol team attached to Ilemba Hausa Police Station, intercepted a gang of traffic robbery suspects operating on motorcycle along Church bus stop Ilemba and shooting sporadically. 

One Justice Igboanusi 29 years old of no 11 jinadu street Ajangbadi  was arrested  and one short double barrels gun with one live cartridge was recovered from him while other gang members escaped.  Investigation is ongoing. Suspects will be charged to Court. 

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