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Police in Lagos arrest robbery suspect, recover gun



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

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

“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,” Hundeyin stated.

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

Deborah Akpede

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