Police Nab 2 Suspected Robbers, Recover Firearms In Lagos 

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Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended two suspected robbers and recovered three locally made pistols, as well as six cartridges inside a minibus in the Adekunle area of Yaba.

The duo was arrested on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at about 10 pm by the operatives on a routine patrol of the area where they intercepted the Ketu/Ojota bound Lagos-colour mini bus popularly known as Korope.

Spokesman of the Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin who disclosed this on his verified X handle (formerly Twitter), confirmed the arrest of the suspects on Monday.

“On searching the vehicle, three locally made pistols and six cartridges were recovered while two suspects, Ademola Adeniyi, aged 38, and Anjorin Afeez, aged 41, were arrested.

“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,” Hundeyin said.

The Lagos police imagemaker added that the suspects are currently assisting the police in ongoing investigations.

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