Lagos Police Arrest 3 Suspected Cultists For Alleged Armed Robbery

Lagos Police Arrest 3 Suspected Cultists For Alleged Armed Robbery

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended three persons identified as cultists for armed robbery and being in possession of firearms in different areas of the metropolis.

The Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin disclosed this on his X handle (formerly Twitter) on Tuesday, as he confirmed the arrest of the suspects.

He expressed his gratitue to the public for volunteering the intelligence that led to the arrest of the suspected armed robbery gang.

“Thank you, Lagosians, for giving us useful information. Your information led to the arrest of suspected cultist/armed robber Chinonso Bright, aged 34 in the Iba area of Lagos State.

“Investigation then led to the further arrest of Efanyi Chukwu aged 23 and Alexander Chiemarie aged 28 in the Jakande-Lekki area,” Hundeyin said in a post.

He listed items recovered from the arrested suspects to include three locally made semi-automatic pistols, one locally made revolver, four rounds of live cartridges, and 129 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The Lagos police image maker added that the suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of an ongoing investigation.

“Thank you again, Lagosians. With your help, three dangerous persons and four dangerous weapons are off the streets. Policing is everyone’s business. See something, say something,” SP Hundeyin said.

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