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Police arrest robbery suspect, recover gun in Lagos

Fayoade Adegoke

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The police in Lagos State have arrested a 31-year-old suspected armed robber in the Kosofe area of the state and recovered a gun.

The police spokesman in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated in Ikeja on Tuesday that the suspect’s accomplices fled.

“Patrol officers from Owode-Onirin Division noticed five young men surrounding a broken-down truck. As the officers stopped to ascertain what was going on, the young men fled. The suspect was apprehended and found with a locally fabricated firearm,’’ Mr Hundeyin stated.

He also stated that an on-going investigation showed that it was a robbery in progress.

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