Policemen in Lagos, attached to Lion Building Division while acting on a tip-off at Balogun Street, Lagos Island arrested two armed robbers who had been terrorizing Lagos Island. The robbers One Mukaila Kosoko ‘m’ ‘aka’ Okiki of no fixed address and one Rasheed Kosoko ‘m’ of No.73, Oshodi Street, Lagos Island. This information was contain in a press bulletin release to pressmen by the force public relation officer Ngozi Braide. One locally made single barrel gun with one cartridge was recovered from them.
Also in same vain a policeman attached to Mopol 22 Ikeja while on duty at Access Bank Ikorodu arrested one Demola Ajigbade ‘m’ 32yrs old of 41 Road ‘F’ Close House 2 Festac Town with a toy pistol in front of GTBank Lagos Road Ikorodu. The suspect attempted to rob one Charles Akpati ‘m’ of Fakoyabe Street, Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu of his money at aforesaid street.
The police patrol teams from Shomolu, Alade and Onipanu Divisions also while responding to a distress call at Awofeso Street, Pedro area had an encounter with armed robbers. At the end of the fierce battle, three suspects were arrested while others escaped with bullets wounds. A double barrel shot gun with two live cartridges was recovered from the robbers. The all cases are under investigation at State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba the statement further reads