Crime

Police arrest man for illegal possession of pistol in Igbogbo/Ikorodu

LAGOS State Police Command on Tuesday, said it has arrested one Kabiru Garba ‘m’, along Igbogbo-Ikorodu Road, for alleged illegal possession of fire arm.

Spokesperson of the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest to Citizens Compass in a statement.

According to him, the suspect was arrested at about 2300hrs on Friday, June 4, 2022 after he took to his heels upon sighting policemen on routine patrol.

“After a through search of the suspect, a Beretta pistol was found in his possession.

“Preliminary investigation has begun to unravel more details about the suspect, his activities and source of the firearm.

“Suspect would be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigation.

“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, has assured residents of Lagos State that efforts are being redoubled towards eradicating all forms of criminality in the state. ”

 

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