Gas gun resurfaces in Lagos 

… suspect jumps into lagoon 


CITIZENS COMPASSLagos State Police Command on Sunday, says it has uncovered a gas pistol (Spyder Victor), the first of its kind in Nigeria.

The Command said this was recovered from a robbery gang in Lagos.

It said that the gun was recovered from a suspected armed robber on Eko Bridge, explaining that it was still studying the gun to know how it came into the country, and why the gang decided to go for the make.

It said unfortunately, the prime suspect, who his gang members claimed that only him could say the source of the gun and why he decided to go for the kind, escaped arrest by jumping into the Lagos Lagoon.

The police are currently searching for the suspect whether dead or alive. “The gang member whose gun was recovered in his possession, told the police at the command headquarters, Ikeja , while he was being paraded among other suspects, that the prime suspect abandoned the gas pistol and jumped inside the lagoon to death,” it said.

The suspect claimed that he didn’t know anything about the source of the gas gun, only the prime suspect that could say the source of the gun to the police.

According to police investigator, the police would do everything possible to get to the root of the matter.

Lagos State Commissioner, Mr. Idowu Owohunwa, described the gun, as a unique gun, Spyder Victor, “we will get to the root of the mater. They were two suspects ,but one jumped to death into the Lagoon from the Eko Bridge”.

The CP said, he had never seen such a gun since he joined the force.


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