THE Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of four deadly armed robbers in the Ojo area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, adding that seven pistols, cutlasses, and tortoise were recovered from them.
This information was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi during the parade of the suspects on Friday, May 20, 2022, along with nine others.
According to reports, the suspects were arrested on May 10, 2022 at about 9:15 am.
The suspects are Gambo Abdulhadi, 28, Eric Komi, 19, Yusuf Ibrahim, 15, and Suleiman Alhassan, 25.
According to CP Alabi, "On May 10, 2022, at about 09:15 hours, based on available information, a team of detectives of the Lagos State Command swung into action and arrested some armed robbery suspects in their hideout situated around Ojo area of the State and recovered exhibits in their possession.
“The names of these suspects are Gambo Abdulhadi ‘m’ 28 years, Eric Komi ‘m’ 19 years, Yusuf Ibrahim ‘m’ 15 years, and Suleiman Alhassan ‘m’ 25 years.
“Seven (7) locally made pistols, sixty-eight (68) live cartridges, cutlasses, axe, charms, four (4) mobile phones, tortoise, and a female bag were recovered from the suspects.
“Investigation is ongoing to apprehend other fleeing suspects in connection with this case and recover more arms and ammunition.”